W. Clement Stone
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|W. Clement Stone|
|Born||2 May 1902|
|Died||3 September 2002 (100)|
Evanston, Cook Co., Illinois
William Clement Stone (May 4, 1902 - September 3, 2002) was an American insurance magnate, the founder of Combined Insurance. Stone was a long-time associate of Napoleon Hill and proponent of what he called "Positive Mental Attitude" (PMA), financing the publication of books and magazines in the vein of Positive Thinking, including Success Unlimited. Politically, Stone maintained close ties to Republican Party and its leadership, notably contributing several million dollars to Nixon's presidential campaigns.
- Hill, Napoleon; Stone, W. Clement (1960), Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall
- Stone, W. Clement (1984), The Success System That Never Fails, New York: Pocket Books
- Martin, Douglas (5 Sep. 2002), "Clement Stone Dies at 100; Built Empire on Optimism", New York Times (New York, NY: nytimes.com), https://www.nytimes.com/2002/09/05/business/clement-stone-dies-at-100-built-empire-on-optimism.html, "W. Clement Stone, who parlayed $100 in savings into an insurance empire that financed millions of dollars of contributions to the campaigns of Richard M. Nixon and hundreds of millions to charities, died on Tuesday in Evanston, Ill. He was 100 and lived in Winnetka, Ill."