McLane Tilton, Jr. (1874-1936) was president of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1895-1896 season, and was Chairman of Banjos during the Glee Club 1893-1894 season. While a medical student at UVa, he served on the executive committee of the German Club (later PK German), was a member of O.F.C., the Z Society, and the Thirteen Club, and managed the baseball team.
Tilton was the son of McLane Tilton, a Marine commander who led an amphibious landing on Kangwha Island in Korea in 1871.
After completing his education at Virginia, Tilton attended the University of Michigan and graduated in 1900 with a B.L.. He returned to Charlottesville in 1919, when he founded both the Commerce National Bank and the Commerce Realty and Insurance Corporation. He later became the Alumni Secretary of the University of Virginia.
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- "McLane Tilton, Jr. (1874-1936)". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65490012. Retrieved 2013-10-02.
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- Tyson, Caroline. "Marine Amphibious Landing in Korea, 1871". http://www.history.navy.mil/library/online/marine_amphib_korea.htm. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
- Bruce, Philip Alexander (1924). History of Virginia. http://xtf.lib.virginia.edu/xtf/view?docId=2006_08/uvaBook/tei/b004865476.xml;chunk.id=d60;toc.depth=1;toc.id=;brand=default;query=glee%20club#1.