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                                   FORM 8-K

                     SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

                           Washington, D.C. 20549


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                               CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report:  February 18, 1994
(Date of earliest event reported)



                         KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION
           (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


              Delaware            1-225              39-0394230


(State or other jurisdiction    (Commission File     (IRS Employer
      of incorporation)            Number)        Identification No.)


          P.O. Box 619100, Dallas, Texas                  75261-9100
    (Address of principal executive offices)              (Zip Code)


                                  (214) 830-1200
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.  Other Events

On February 18, 1994, Kimberly-Clark Corporation issued the press release
attached hereto as Exhibit 99.




                                      SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


                                           KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION



Date:     February 23, 1994                By:/s/ John W. Donehower   
                                              John W. Donehower
                                              Senior Vice President and
                                              Chief Financial Officer

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                                    EXHIBIT INDEX


          (99)     Press release issued by Kimberly-Clark Corporation on
                   February 18, 1994.















                                                            EXHIBIT 99


Kimberly-Clark Corporation                          Dallas, Texas  75261-9100
                                                    Phone 214-830-1200

                                                                              

For Release:                                        For Further Information:

                                                    Tina S. Barry
                                                    (214) 830-1484



Kimberly-Clark Announces $100 Million Financing

DALLAS, February 18, 1994--Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced the
public offering of $100 million of 6-7/8% Debentures due February 15, 2014. 
The debentures were priced at 99.643 percent of the principal amount to yield
6.91 percent.  The public offering will be underwritten by Goldman, Sachs &
Co. and Salomon Brothers Inc.

    Proceeds from the sale of the debentures will be used principally to
reduce short-term debt.

    Kimberly-Clark is a manufacturer of household, personal care and health
care products, as well as newsprint and business, correspondence and specialty
papers.