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Charles Kemmons Wilson
Birth: Jan. 5, 1913
Osceola
Mississippi County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 2003
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Businessman. He was the founder of the Holiday Inn chain of hotels. In the 1950s he began the Holiday Inn chain in the Memphis area, which grew into a chain of thousands of hotels. Wilson was viewed as the father of the modern hotel - his hotels were built around the idea of giving travelers a clean, comfortable, high quality place to stay no matter where they were. (bio by: Jesse) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ruby Lloyd Hall Wilson (1890 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy E Lee Wilson (1917 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jesse
Record added: Feb 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7183554
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