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WHALEY (Soundex W400) — See also ALEY, HALEY, HAWLEY, NEWHALL, WALLEY, WALLY, WHALEN, WHALIN, WHALING, WHALLEN, WHALLEY, WHALLON, WHATLEY, WHEALY, WHILEY, WHOLEY.

  WHALEY: See also Samuel Whaley Hopkins — Evered Vivian Jolliffe — Robert Goodwyn Rhett
  Whaley, Albert Earl — of Troy, Lincoln County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Lincoln County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Benjamin C. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1948, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Benjamin S. — of South Carolina. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of South Carolina, 1947-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, C. Forrest — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Mayor of Jefferson City, Mo., 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Whaley, Clark B. — of Groton, New London County, Conn. First selectman of Groton, Connecticut, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Clyde W. (b. 1910) — of Sedgewickville, Bollinger County, Mo. Born in Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Mo., March 8, 1910. Republican. Farmer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1954; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Bollinger County; elected 1955, 1956; defeated, 1962, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1934 to Myrtle Barks.
  Whaley, David M. — of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa. Whig. Postmaster at Connellsville, Pa., 1849-52. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Edward — of Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wis. Postmaster at Prairie du Chien, Wis., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Forrest See C. Forrest Whaley
  Whaley, Frank H. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1941-44; member of Alaska territorial senate 2nd District, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Fred O. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri Republican State Committee, 1967; candidate for Missouri state senate 1st District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Whaley, Fulton M. — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Point Pleasant, W.Va., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, George — of Hudson County, N.J. Independent candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 12-B, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Whaley, George H. (b. 1919) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., April 30, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1955-58; defeated, 1958. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, James A. — of Shell, Big Horn County, Wyo. Democrat. Member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1950; candidate for Wyoming state senate from Big Horn County, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, John C. — Member of Missouri state senate 16th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, John K. — of Telfair County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Telfair County, 1935-38, 1945-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Joseph — of Mooresville, Morgan County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear (1821-1876) — also known as Kellian Whaley — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., May 6, 1821. Republican. Lumber business; U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1861-63; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1863-67. Died in Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va., May 20, 1876 (age 55 years, 14 days). Interment at Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Whaley, Lloyd S. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Melvin M. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Campaign slogan (1977): "Democrat For Change."
  Whaley, Minyard — Republican. Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Whaley, Nan See Nannette L. Whaley
  Whaley, Nannette L. (b. 1976) — also known as Nan Whaley — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Mooresville, Morgan County, Ind., January 23, 1976. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004; mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 2014-. Female. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whaley, Nat C. — of St. Clair County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Richard Smith (1874-1951) — also known as Richard S. Whaley — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 15, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1901-10; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1907-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1920; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1913-21; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1930. Died in 1951 (age about 76 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whaley, Robert H. (b. 1943) — Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., 1943. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1995-2009; took senior status 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Whaley, Storm — of Siloam Springs, Benton County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, Storm O. — of Sulphur Springs, Benton County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, William — U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Whaley, William C. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Montana, 1917. Burial location unknown.


WHALIN (Soundex W450) — See also CHALIN, HALIN, HALINA, HALING, NEWHALL, WALEN, WALLEN, WALLIN, WHALEN, WHALEY, WHALING, WHALLEN, WHALLEY, WHALLON.

  Whalin, F. R. — of Middlesboro, Bell County, Ky. Mayor of Middlesboro, Ky., 1954-57. Still living as of 1957.


WHALING (Soundex W452) — See also CHALIN, HALIN, HALINA, HALING, LING, NEWHALL, WALING, WALLING, WAYLANG, WEHLING, WELLING, WHALEN, WHALEY, WHALIN, WHALLEN, WHALLEY, WHALLON, WHEELING, WILLING.

  Whaling, John — of Carthage, Jefferson County, N.Y. Postmaster at Carthage, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Whaling, John C. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Whaling, Marshall — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHALLEN (Soundex W450) — See also ALLEN, CHALLEN, CHALLENDER, CHALLENGER, HALLEN, HALLENBECK, HALLENBERG, HALLENBERGER, NEWHALL, SHALLENBERGER, SHALLENBURGER, WALEN, WALLEN, WALLIN, WHALEN, WHALEY, WHALIN, WHALING, WHALLEY, WHALLON, WHEELAN, WHELAN, WHENAL.

  Whallen, James Patrick (1856-1930) — also known as James P. Whallen — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, December 4, 1856. Democrat. Wine and liquor merchant; theater owner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916, 1924. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 15, 1930 (age 73 years, 101 days). Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whallen, John H. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Interment at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.


WHALLEY (Soundex W400) — See also ALLEY, HALLEY, HAWLEY, KAHALLEY, NEWHALL, WALLEY, WALLY, WHALEN, WHALEY, WHALIN, WHALING, WHALLEN, WHALLON, WHEALY.

  WHALLEY: See also Robert Goodwyn Rhett, Jr.
  Whalley, Irving See John Irving Whalley
  Whalley, J. Irving See John Irving Whalley
  Whalley, John Irving (1902-1980) — also known as J. Irving Whalley — of Windber, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Barnesboro (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa., September 14, 1902. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1951-55; member of Pennsylvania state senate 36th District, 1955-60; resigned 1960; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1960-73 (18th District 1960-63, 12th District 1963-73). Member, Lions; Rotary; Eagles. Inducted, Automotive Hall of Fame, 1982. Died in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla., March 8, 1980 (age 77 years, 176 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Anderson (1909-2000).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whalley, Purr — of Alton Bay, Alton, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


WHALLON (Soundex W450) — See also HALLOCK, HALLOF, HALLOIN, HALLORAN, HALLOW, HALLOWAY, HALLOWELL, HOWLAN, LAWHON, NEWHALL, OHALLORAN, PENHALLOW, WHALEN, WHALEY, WHALIN, WHALING, WHALLEN, WHALLEY.

  Whallon, James S. — of New York. Member of New York state senate 14th District, 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Whallon, Murray — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Mayor of Erie, Pa., 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Whallon, Murray — of Sonoma County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Whallon, Reuben (1776-1843) — of Washington County, N.Y. Born in New Jersey, 1776. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1808-09, 1810-11; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1833-35. Died in 1843 (age about 67 years). Interment at Whallons Bay Cemetery, Whallons Bay, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whallon, Samuel S. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1855. Burial location unknown.


WHAM (Soundex W500) — See also COWHAM, WYMA.

  Wham, Charles — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wham, Fred Louis (1884-1967) — Born in Marion County, Ill., June 15, 1884. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1927-56; took senior status 1956. Died February 2, 1967 (age 82 years, 232 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wham, James B. — of Centralia, Marion County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1960, 1964, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wham, Jim — Jim Wham candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 22nd District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Wham, Robert S. — U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1958-59. Still living as of 1959.


WHARRIE (Soundex W600) — See also DAWHARE, HARRIE, HARRIES, HARRIETTA, HARRIETTE, NEWHARD, NEWHARDT, NEWHART, SHARRIE, WARRA, WAWRO, WEARY, WERY, WHARRY, WHARTON, WHERRY.

  Wharrie, Florence — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHARRY (Soundex W600) — See also DAWHARE, HARRY, HARRYETTE, HARRYMAN, MEHARRY, NEWHARD, NEWHARDT, NEWHART, SHARRY, WARRA, WAWRO, WEARY, WERY, WHARRIE, WHARTON, WHERRY.

  Wharry, Allison — of Zionsville, Boone County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wharry, Evans — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1800-01, 1803-05. Burial location unknown.


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