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J. Willard Marriott

AKA John Willard Marriott, Sr.

Born: 17-Sep-1900
Birthplace: Settlement, UT
Died: 13-Aug-1985
Location of death: Wolfeboro, NH
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Parklawn Memorial Park, Rockville, MD

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founded the Marriott hotel chain

Survived lymphoma in 1935.


[1] President, Washington Stake, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1948)

Father: Hyrum Willard Marriott
Mother: Ellen Morris Marriott
Wife: Alice Sheets (m. 9-Jun-1927)
Son:
J. W. Marriott, Jr. (CEO of Marriott International)
Son: Richard E. Marriott

    University: Weber Junior College
    University: University of Utah

    Marriott Founder (1927)
    Free and Strong America PAC
    Good Government for America Committee
    National Restaurant Association President (1948)
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
    Religious Mission: Mormon New England (1919-21)
    Eagle Scout
    Silver Buffalo 1980
    Risk Factors: Lymphoma


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