- Category : Business-Top-executive
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 3
American executive and CEO of Hilton Hotels, a family owned, operated and noted hotel chain.
With no formal education, Hilton followed the family path of hotel management and executive positions.
In 1947, Barron Hilton married Marilyn June Hawley; they remained married until she died in 2004. They had eight children: William Barron Hilton, Jr., Hawley Anne Hilton, Steven Michael Hilton, David Alan Hilton, Sharon Constance Hilton, Richard Howard Hilton, Daniel Kevin Hilton, and Ronald Jeffrey Hilton.
Their oldest, William Barron Hilton, Jr., was born in 1948 and their youngest, Ronald Jeffrey Hilton, was born in 1963. Barron Hilton is the grandfather of Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton; both of them are Richard Hilton's daughters.
In 1986, Hilton was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Houston.