Biography of George W. Fippin
Tipton County, IN Biographies





GEORGE W. FIPPIN, Justice of the Peace, is a native of Hamilton County, where he was born June 1, 1848. After attaining his majority, he, in 1869, left his native county and removed to Tipton County, where he engaged in farming and the manufacture of tiles. He has been very succesful, especially in the last named business, in which he has succeeded in turning out annually about $2,000 worth of tiling. He has recently disposed of his interest in the tile factory, and has turned his attention to the cultivation of a farm of forty acres, which he owns, located in Sec­tion 28, Township 21, Range 4 east. He is a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellows' fraternities, and adheres to the political tenets of the Democratic party. He also fills the officer of Justice of the Peace, to which he was but recently elected. Mr. Fippin was married, June 3, 1869, in Hamilton County, to Miss Rachel E. Rushton. After a com­panionship of nearly thirteen years, his wife departed this life January 31, 1882. By her Mr. Fippin is the father of three children, viz.: Ardilla J., Ethlola and Alice M.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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