Conrad Hilton (Conrad Nicholson Hilton) was
a very successful American business leader,
who founded the Hilton Hotel chain.
Hilton was born on December 25, 1887 in San
Antonio, New Mexico and died on January 3, 1979
in Santa Monica, California. His mother was
German, but father was Norwegian and Conrad
Hilton had many siblings (Felice, Helen, Eva,
Carl, Rosemary, Julia and August).
Hilton attended the New Mexico Military Institute
and the New Mexico School of Mines, but he started
the hotel business by having bought the Mobley
Hotel in Cisco, Texas (1919). The year 1946
became very significant as Conrad Hilton established
Hilton Hotel Corporation and developed a great
chain business across the country.
heiress of the Hilton Hotel empire is a famous
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