Whip Jones

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1909 – 2001

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Who was Whip Jones?

Whipple Van Ness "Whip" Jones was a ski industry pioneer, founder, developer and the original operator for 35 years, of the Aspen Highlands ski area in Aspen, Colorado. Whip Jones and the company he founded, Aspen Highlands, won a US Supreme Court case against his rival, the Aspen Skiing Company. Jones was also a philanthropist, and was inducted into The Colorado Ski Hall of Fame and The Aspen Hall of Fame for his work with Aspen Highlands.

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Born
Nov 8, 1909
Oconomowoc
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • St. Louis
  • Oconomowoc
Died
Jun 29, 2001
Tallahassee

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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