Thelma Howard

Thelma Howard

In 1951, Thelma Howard was hired as a maid for Walt and Lillian Disney. Walt would gift her shares of Disney stock every X-mas for the next 30 years. When she died in 1994 it was discovered that she still had all of the 192,000 shares which were valued at that time at $9,000,000. It went to disadvantaged kids and her disabled son.

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