Hilton, Conrad Nicholson, CPL

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Last Rank
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Primary Unit
1917-1919, American Expeditionary Force
Service Years
1917 - 1919


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Hilton, Conrad Nicholson, CPL.
Contact Info
Home Town
San Antonio, New Mexico
Last Address
Santa Monica, California

Date of Passing
Jan 03, 1979
Location of Interment
Calvary Hill Cemetery - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section D

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Last Known Activity
Businessman. He was born in New Mexico Territory to Augustus and Mary Hilton, who ran a small family inn. He purchased his first hotel in Cisco, Texas in 1919 after returning from service in World War I. He quickly acquired other hotels, and formed Hilton Corporation in 1946. His first luxury Hilton Hotel was built in 1925 in Dallas Texas, and his empire has expanded to include over 2000 hotels and properties around the world. His autobiography "Be My Guest" is considered to be required reading for anyone in the hotel management field.

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 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army
  1917-1919, American Expeditionary Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1919 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
 Colleges Attended 
Santa Fe CollegeNew Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  1905-1907, Santa Fe College
  1907-1909, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
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