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Whipple may refer to:


  • Whipple (surname) (including a list of people with the surname)
  • Whip Jones (1909–2001), American ski industry pioneer, founder, developer and original operator of the Aspen Highlands ski area in Aspen, Colorado
  • Whipple Van Buren Phillips (1833–1904), American businessman, grandfather of H. P. Lovecraft, whom he raised

Fictional characters[edit]

Places in the United States[edit]

In the military[edit]

  • USS Whipple, three U.S. Navy ships named after Abraham Whipple
  • Fort Whipple, Arizona, a fort established in 1863 in Arizona Territory near Prescott
  • Fort Whipple, historical name for the United States Army's Fort Myer


See also[edit]

  • Whipple's disease, a rare bacterial disease (first described by George Whipple)
  • Whipple procedure, surgical removal of pancreatic cancer (devised by Allen Whipple)
  • Whipple's triad, conditions necessary for proving a diagnosis of hypoglycemia (by Allen Whipple)