John Walton



Age: 58


Summary: son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and heir to the Wal-Mart fortune who was No. 11 on the Forbes list of the world's richest people with a net worth of $18.2 billion, but who threw his considerable financial support behind efforts to educate low-income children founding the Children's Scholarship Fund to provide low-income families with money to send their children to private schools.



Cause of Death: Airplane accident


Born: October 8, 1946


Died: June 27, 2005


Location: Jackson, Wyoming