Born in 1945 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Samuel Robson “Rob” Walton is the eldest among the four children of Sam Walton, founder of the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart. Since 1992, Samuel Robson Walton has been serving as chairman of the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart, which, according to the 2008 Fortune Global 500, has now become the world’s largest public corporation by revenue. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Samuel Robson Walton privately practiced law, serving as a partner in the law firm of Conner and Winters. Samuel Robson Walton graduated from the University of Arkansas while he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University. His net worth is estimated at $23.3 billion as of 2008.
Forbes ranks Samuel Robson Walton 5th in “The 400 Richest Americans” with a net worth of $23.3 billion as of September 2008.
NNDB provides a comprehensive profile of Wal-Mart Director Samuel Robson Walton citing his personal background, education, and affiliations.
BloggingStocks provides a brief description of Samuel Robson Walton and his 3 other siblings, who have all made it to the top spot of the Forbes 400 Richest Americans in 2008.
Wal-Mart’s official website provides a concise account of Wal-Mart Director Samuel Robson Walton’s career and education.
A list of political contributions made by billionaire Samuel Robson Walton is provided in Newsmeat.
Wikipedia highlights a short biography of Wal-Mart Chairman Samuel Robson Walton.
The official website of Wal-Mart illustrates a comprehensive historical timeline of the company including Samuel Robson Walton being named as chairman of the board following the death of his father and Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton in 1992.
Wal-Mart shows on its website a letter from Samuel Robson Walton, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart, stressing the company’s mission of bringing better value and affordable products and services to its customers worldwide.
The Wal-MartWatch site shows a list of political contributions made by Samuel Robson Walton in 2006, wherein majority of his contributions leaned towards the Republican Party.
BNET features how Samuel Robson Walton came to serve his post as the current Chairman of the Board of Wal-Mart, citing his endeavors prior to becoming its Chairman.