Conrad Hilton
(1887-1979)

Died aged 91

Conrad Nicholson Hilton Sr. (December 25, 1887 – January 3, 1979) was an American businessman known as the founder of the Hilton Hotels chain.

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Texas Historical Marker #03430

Old Mobley Hotel. First hotel owned by Conrad Hilton, who proceeded to become "The World's Foremost Innkeeper". Built in 1916, who sold out (1919) during Cisco's great oil boom to Hilton, then a 32-year-old ex-legislator and banker from New Mexico. On night of purchase Hilton "dreamed of Texas wearing a chain of Hilton hotels". In time reality outran that dream. Hotel was in use many years after sale by Hilton in 1925. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970 #3430

104 E. 4th, Cisco, TX, United States where they owned his first hotel (1919-1925)