Hall of Leaders - Alumni

Samuel M. Walton

Founded Wal-Mart retail stores in 1962.

1992 Recipient of the Medal of Freedom.

Listed in Fortune magazine as the richest man in America 1985-88.

James Lawrence “Bud” Walton

Co-founder of Wal-Mart.

Senior Vice-President of Wal-Mart retail stores.

World War II Navy bomber pilot.

Major benefactor of the University of Arkansas.

Robert (Bob) K. Pugh

Chief Executive Officer of MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc.

Former Columbia Mayor and Councilman.

1997 Recipient University of Missouri Outstanding Faculty and Alumni Award.

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