E. C. TIPTON, junior member of the firm of HAWK & TIPTON, Cleveland, and son of Col. J. C. TIPTON, was born in Cleveland, November 11, 1854. His education was confined to the schools of Cleveland. In 1874 he bagan in the newspaper business as a compositor, and afterward became one of the proprietors of the Cleveand Herald. Having taken a commercial course at Chattanooga, he kept books for a firm in Knoxville. For nearly five years he was railway postal clerk between Cleveland and Selma, Ala. In 1886 he joined Mr. HAWK in business as shown elsewhere. Politically he is a Republican.
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