Zig Ziglar( November 6, 1926 - November 28, 2012 )
Suzan Ziglar Witmeyer
Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.
"Zig" Ziglar was born in Coffee County in southeastern Alabama, to John Silas Ziglar and Lila Wescott Ziglar. He was the tenth of 12 children.
In 1931, when Ziglar was five 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. The next year, his father died of a stroke, and his younger sister died two days later.
He was in the Navy V-12 Navy College Training Program and attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.
Ziglar later worked as a salesman in a succession of companies. In 1968, he became a vice president and training director for the...