Sam Walton

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Samuel Moore Walton
Born March 29, 1918
Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States
Died April 6, 1992
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Cause of death Multiple myeloma
Occupation Chairman, Wal-Mart
Net worth $15.2 billion 1985-1988 Forbes 400
Spouse Helen Walton (m. 1943-1992, his death)

Samuel Moore Walton was an American businessman. He was born on March 29, 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Walton created the well-known American stores, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. Walton was born to Thomas Gibson Walton and Nancy Lee Walton. He was part of the Walton family, which is one of the richest families in the world. Walton died on April 6, 1992.

He was a billionaire but was known for driving a pick-up truck instead of an expensive car.