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April 7, 1992 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
S. Robson (Rob) Walton, the 47-year-old son of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton, was named Monday to succeed his father as chairman of the nation's biggest retailing company. The elder Walton died Sunday after a lengthy illness. Rob Walton, who had been vice chairman, had been widely expected to succeed his father. He has been on Wal-Mart's board since joining the company in 1978, and also served as secretary, general counsel and senior vice president.
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April 7, 1992 | GEORGE WHITE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
S. Robson (Rob) Walton, the 47-year-old son of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton, was named Monday to succeed his father as chairman of the nation's biggest retailing company. The elder Walton died Sunday after a lengthy illness. Rob Walton, who had been vice chairman, had been widely expected to succeed his father. He has been on Wal-Mart's board since joining the company in 1978, and also served as secretary, general counsel and senior vice president.
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