Zig Ziglar

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Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Nov 28, 2012 (86)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Nov 28, 2012 (86)

About

An author and motivational speaker, he is most famous for his book, A View From the Top: Moving from Success to Significance. His other, often Christian-themed works include Better Than Good: Creating a Life You Can't Wait to Live (2006) and Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World (1985).

Before Fame

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy. He subsequently attended the University of South Carolina and became the Vice President of an automotive company.

Trivia

He died of pneumonia in Plano, Texas at the age of eighty-six.

Family Life

He married Jean Ziglar in 1946. Together, the couple had three daughters (Susan, Cindy, and Julie) and one son (Tom).

Associated With

An ardent conservative, Ziglar supported Mike Huckabee's 2008 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

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