Sam Walton Biography
Even though Sam was a Billionaire, he still drove his pick-up truck to work.
After serving in the Army in World War II, Walton acquired a Ben Franklin variety store franchise with his brother James Walton in Newport Arkansas, until they lost the lease to the store in 1950.
Sam Walton first entered retailing when he was a management trainee at J.C. Penny Co. in 1940 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Sam Walton was one of the most richest people in the world, and he gave away most of his money to charities and his employees working in his stores.