Conrad Hilton vs Hilton Schlosberg

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American Hotelier and Businessman
$2.3 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.8 Billion
Hoteliers
Industry
Food and Beverage
San Antonio, New Mexico Territory, United States of America
Residence
Irvine, California
United States
Country
United Kingdom
25/12/1887
BirthDay
January 3, 1979
Died On
New Mexico Military Institute, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1979

Hilton died from natural causes on January 3, 1979, at the age of 91

1972

The Hilton Hotels Corporation finally bought the hotel outright in 1972

1966

In 1966, he gave up the active management of the company, naming his son Barron the President

1957

Published in 1957, the book is still considered a sort of Bible to all hoteliers

1954

In 1954, he purchased the company for a record price of $111,000,000

1950

Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, he kept on acquiring hotels both at home and abroad

1949

In October 1949 he fulfilled one of his long-cherished dreams and acquired the management rights of the prestigious ‘Waldorf-Astoria Hotel’ in New York City

1946

In 1946, he formed ‘Hilton Hotel Corporation’ and had it listed under the New York Stock Exchange the following year

1945

Next in 1945, he acquired Chicago's ‘Palmer House’ and the ‘Stevens Hotel’, which was till then the largest hotel in the world, and after renovating it he renamed it ‘Conrad Hilton

1943

In 1943, he bought the ‘Roosevelt Hotel’ in New York City

1942

In 1942, he shifted his headquarters to Los Angeles and from there he began to expand eastwards

1939

He not only bought back his old properties, but in 1939 he also built ‘Hotel Andaluz’ in Albuquerque, New Mexico

1934

Later in 1934, when trouble broke out between the couple, he granted her a divorce going against his will and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church

1927

Thereafter, he built the ‘Abilene Hilton’ in 1927; ‘Waco Hilton’ in 1928; and ‘El Paso Hilton’ in 1930

1925

Built at a cost of$1,360,000, the hotel was officially opened on August 6, 1925

1924

In 1924, Hilton decided to build his own hotel, ‘Dallas Hilton’ which was opened to the public the following year

1919

In 1919, Conrad Hilton set out for Wichita, where he tried to buy a bank and backed out when the seller raised the price at the last moment

1917

When in 1917, the United States of America joined the First World War, Conrad sold off his bank to join the war

1912

When the state of New Mexico was created in 1912, he was elected to its Legislature Assembly on the Republican ticket

1887

Conrad Nicholson Hilton was born on December 25, 1887 in San Antonio, New Mexico

1996

Schlosberg has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since July 1996, Member of the Executive Committee since October 1992, and Vice Chairman, Secretary and a Director of MEC from July 1992 to the present

1990

Since 1990, Schlosberg has been President and COO of Hansen Natural Corporation, which changed its name to Monster Beverage Corporation in 2012