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Sam Walton

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton

Profession: Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: As the founder of the iconic retail store Walmart, and also Sam's Club, Walton was for many years the richest person in the United States.

Born: March 29, 1918
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, USA
Star Sign: Aries

Died: April 5, 1992 (aged 74)
Cause of Death: Multiple myeloma

Married Life

  • 1943-02-14 Walmart founder Sam Walton (24) weds Helen Robson (23)

Events in the Life of Sam Walton

  • 1962-07-02 Sam Walton opens his first Walmart store in Rogers, Arkansas

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