‘Errand boy who became a millionaire’
Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, the Glasgow-born self-made man who worked himself up from errand boy to become a millionaire, died in London on 2 October 1931 – he was 83.
Here is a newspaper report (published the day after his death) that offers an overview of Lipton’s amazing life and achievements.
Western Daily Press – Saturday 03 October 1931
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