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Jim Walton (sometimes James Carr,born June 7, 1948) is the youngest son of Sam Walton, the founder of world's largest retailer Wal-Mart. On the 2015 Forbes list of world billionaires, Jim Walton is ranked at #9 with a net worth of $40.6 billion.

Early life and family
Jim Walton is the third child of Wal-Mart co-founder Sam Walton (d. 1992) and Helen Walton (d. 2007) with siblings Rob Walton, Alice Walton, and John Walton (d. 2005).After graduating from Bentonville High School in 1965 where he was president of his junior class, played football at all-state level and also learned to fly a plane, Walton received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (BA) Marketing from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1971, where he was also a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.In 1972, he joined Wal-Mart and was involved in its real estate dealings. After serving for four years he moved to the family owned Walton Enterprises as president in 1975

 Born: June 7, 1948 (age 67), Newport, Arkansas, United States
Net worth: 39.8 billion USD (2015) Forbes
Education: University of Arkansas (1971)
Siblings: Alice Walton, S. Robson Walton, John T. Walton
Parents: Helen Walton, Sam Walton
Children: James M. Walton, Steuart L. Walton, Thomas Layton Walton, Alice Anne Walton

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