Thomas Lipton

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Birthday
10, 1850
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Oct 2, 1931 (81)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1850
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Oct 2, 1931 (81)

About

Scotsman best remembered as the founder of the Lipton Tea Company. During his life, he appeared on the cover of Time magazine and was knighted by King Edward VII.

Before Fame

He gained a passion for sailing as a cabin boy on a ship in the 1860's.

Trivia

He was an avid yachtsman who participated in the America's Cup several times and was inducted into the America's Cup Hall of Fame in 1993.

Family Life

His parents were Frances and Thomas Lipton.

Associated With

He was friends and yachting partners with King George V.