University of Virginia School of Law.
After a visit to the home of a fellow student, he settled in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1887. They had a son named Cartter Lupton, to whom they left the bulk of their combined wealth. Lupton, Whitehead and Thomas were the primary investors in the Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the first Coca-Cola bottling plant in the United States.
Following the business" rapid success, the partners divided the country into territories and gave various family members responsibility over them and began selling bottling franchises.
By 1909, nearly 400 bottling operations had been opened. Lupton was a significant contributor to a number of southern schools, colleges and universities.
Baylor School in Chattanooga, Oglethorpe University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga all have named buildings on their campuses in his honor.