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Dorr Eugene Tippens

Dorr Eugene Tippens, American investment advisor. Registered professional engineer in training, Indiana. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, 13 Air medals.


  • Tippens, Dorr Eugene was born on December 28, 1923 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Albert Harris and Constance (Felt) Tippens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1948.


    • Engineer trainee Amstar Corporation, New York City, 1949, assistant superintendent Baltimore refinery, 1950-1953, refining superintendent Baltimore refinery, 1953-1956, assistant manager Baltimore refinery, 1956-1958, process design engineer central engineering, 1958-1959, head new food products research and development, 1959-1964, director process development research and development, 1964-1968, senior chemical engineer central engineering, 1968-1976, project manager central engineering, 1976-1982. Public monthly newsletter DNE No-Load Mutual Fund Advisory Service, Gibson Island, Maryland, from 1982. President Sugar Industry Technologists, New York City, 1970-1971.

      Client consultant Amstar Corporation, New York City, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer in training, Indiana.


    • Patentee brownulated sugar.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served with United States Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Association Individual Investors, Society for Preservation Barbershop Quartet Singing in American (chapter president 1980-1981), Society Colonial Wars, Gibson Island Club (member board 1956-1959), Belle Haven Club (Greenwich, Connecticut). Clubs: Gibson Island (member board 1956-1959).

    Belle Haven (Greenwich, Connecticut).



    Photography, piano, accordion, sailing, golf, wine making.


    • Married Doris Willsey, November 2, 1943. Children; Rebecca, Constance, Dorr.
    • father: Albert Harris Tippens
    • mother: Constance (Felt) Tippens
    • spouse: Doris Willsey
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    Born December 28, 1923
    Died October 16, 2004
    (aged 80)
    • 1948
      Purdue University
    • 1949
      Engineer, trainee Amstar Corporation
    • 1953 - 1956
      Engineer, trainee Amstar Corporation
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