Zig Ziglar

Motivational Speaker
Born Nov 6, 1926

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar is an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.

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1926 Birth Born on November 6, 1926.
1931 4 Years Old In 1931, when Ziglar was seven years old, his father took a management position at a Mississippi farm, and his family moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, where he spent most of his early childhood. … Read More


1944 17 Years Old In 1944 he met his wife, Jean, in Jackson, Mississippi; he was 17 and she was 16. They married in late 1946.


1968 41 Years Old Ziglar later worked as a salesman in a succession of companies. In 1968 he became a vice president and training director for the Automotive Performance company, moving to Dallas, Texas.


2007 80 Years Old Ziglar still travels around taking part in motivational seminars, despite a fall down a flight of stairs in 2007 that left him with short-term memory problems.
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