Tippie Has Iowa-Texas Connection
Bookmark & ShareDecember 28, 2006
Source: San Antonio Express News
A story about little-known Iowa-Texas connections notes that Henry B. Tippie grew up in the small eastern Iowa town of Belle Plaine and graduated from the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA in 1949. He amassed a fortune through investments in oil, transportation and other interests and became the prime benefactor for the Belle Plaine community. Tippie has helped finance the town library, airport and community center. And he even provides annual scholarships to students at his alma mater, which named its business college after him. So where does Tippie live now? In Austin.
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