Helen Walton

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Birthday
3, 1919
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Apr 19, 2007 (87)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1919
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Apr 19, 2007 (87)

About

Wife of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and a business school graduate of the University of Oklahoma. At the time of her death, she was one of the wealthiest women in the world.

Before Fame

She persuaded her father to give her husband a $25,000 loan to open up his own five-and-dime store.

Trivia

Following her advice, Sam Walton instituted a profit-sharing plan for his company's employees.

Family Life

She and Sam Walton had three children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Associated With

She and fellow businesswoman Oprah Winfrey both became billionaires.