Hotel magnate Barron Hilton dies age 91
Barron Hilton, the hotel magnate who expanded his father’s chain, has died age 91.
In a statement, the Hilton family said Hilton died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday. He is survived by eight children, 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. His wife, Marilyn Hawley Hilton, died in 2004.
“The Hilton family mourns the loss of a remarkable man,” Steven M Hilton, Hilton’s son and chairman of the family’s Conrad N Hilton Foundation, said.