It has been announced that Barron Hilton, son, entrepreneur and philanthropist sadly passed away at his home in Los Angeles on September 19th 2019, aged 91.
“Today the world of hospitality mourns for one of the greats.
“Barron Hilton was an incredible family man, business leader and philanthropist. From his leadership of our company for more than three decades, to the transformative work he led with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for many years, Barron was a man unlike any other. I always found inspiration in how he saw the tremendous potential of hospitality to change the world for the better – and in the unique and meaningful ways he sought to make that happen.
“On behalf of everyone at Hilton, I extend our deepest condolences to the Hilton family.” – Christopher J. Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton.
Barron Hilton is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years Marilyn Hawley Hilton. He is survived by his eight children, 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, thousands of friends and associates from his extended hotel family.
To find out more on his life and contribution to the Conrad N Hilton Foundation please read HERE