Remembering real estate empire builder Barron Hilton

Remembering real estate empire builder Barron Hilton

Barron Hilton, the former chairman and CEO of Hilton Hotels, died last week at 91. Over his long career in real estate, Hilton successfully expanded his father’s hotel business into gambling and entertainment. Headliners such as Elvis Presley frequently performed at Hilton’s hotels. The hotel magnate also played a pivotal role in shaping the country’s love of football. This video traces the life of one of the most storied figures in the hospitality and entertainment industries. Check it out.

Voice-over by Lucas McGill

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