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Laurence B. Tipton

educator

Laurence B. Tipton, American educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Tipton, Laurence B. was born on March 27, 1910 in Selma, Alabama, United States. Son of William Hogan and Mary Wood (Buell) Tipton.

Education

Student The Citadel, 1928, 1930. Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1933. Master of Arts, New York University, 1940, Doctor of Education, 1941.

Career

Editor Shelby County (Alabama) Democrat, 1932-1933. Alabama state examiner of public accounts, 1933-1934. Alabama director public safety, 1934-1936. Assistant director Northwestern University Safety Institute, 1936-1938. Professor and head bureau of safety, Rutgers University, 1938-1941. Instructor summer sessions, University of Alabama, Penn State College, Harvard University, 1936-1940.

Chief training advisor, unites states department of Labor, 1941-1942. Lieutenant colonel, United States Army, assigned as federal director industrial safety training, 1942-1946. Educational director Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc., since 1946. Head Laurence B. Tipton & Associates. Vice president Pathe Pictures, Inc.

Works

  • Editor Shelby County (Alabama) Democrat, 1932-1933. Alabama state examiner of public accounts, 1933-1934. Alabama director public safety, 1934-1936.Assistant director Northwestern University Safety Institute, 1936-1938. Professor and head bureau of safety, Rutgers University, 1938-1941. Instructor summer sessions, University of Alabama, Penn State College, Harvard University, 1936-1940.Chief training advisor, unites states department of Labor, 1941-1942. Lieutenant colonel, United States Army, assigned as federal director industrial safety training, 1942-1946. Educational director Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc., since 1946.Head Laurence B. Tipton & Associates. Vice president Pathe Pictures, Inc.

Connections

Married Catharine Randolph, June 2, 1939. Children: Laurence B., Catharine.

father:
William Hogan Tipton

mother:
Mary Wood (Buell) Tipton

spouse:
Catharine Randolph

children:
Laurence B. Tipton

Catharine Tipton