Whip Jones

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Birthday
8, 1909
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 29, 2001 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1909
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jun 29, 2001 (91)

About

Founded and built Aspen Highlands. He was regarded as a ski-industry innovator.

Before Fame

He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Trivia

He donated the Aspen Highlands to Harvard University, which was one of the largest donations Harvard ever received. The proceeds funded the Whipple V.N. Jones Cornerstone Scholarship Fund.

Family Life

He was the child of Esther Olin and Frank William Jones, and he married Mary Sue McCulloch.

Associated With

He and Mickey Spillane both served in the U.S. Army Air Corps.