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WHEELIHAN (Soundex W450) — See also ELIHUE, KELIHER, RELIHAN, SCHEELINE, WHEEL, WHEELAN, WHEELDON, WHEELEHAN, WHEELER, WHEELING, WHEELOCK, WHEELRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WOLOHON, WOOLEYHAN.

  Wheelihan, Mark Timothy — of Summerfield, Guilford County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WHEELING (Soundex W452) — See also FEELING, FREELING, HEWLING, KEELING, LING, PEELING, REELING, SCHEELINE, TEELING, WALING, WALLING, WAYLANG, WEHLING, WELLING, WHALING, WHEEL, WHEELAN, WHEELDON, WHEELEHAN, WHEELER, WHEELIHAN, WHEELOCK, WHEELRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WILLING.

  Wheeling, Eddie Bobby — of Springfield Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Wheeling, Kathy — of Woodson Terrace, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Woodson Terrace, Mo., 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Wheeling, Robert C., Jr. — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


WHEELOCK (Soundex W420) — See also AVAREELO, FELOCK, FREELON, FREELOVE, HAVELOCK, LOCK, LOVELOCK, MIELOCK, MORELOCK, PEELOR, WEELOCK, WHEEL, WHEELAN, WHEELDON, WHEELEHAN, WHEELER, WHEELIHAN, WHEELING, WHEELRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WHELOCK, WHILLOCK, WHITELOCK, WILLOCK.

  WHEELOCK: See also Wheelock Batcheller — John Holbrook Chapman — John M. Days — G. Harold Gilpatric — Oscar Lapham — Claude Hillel MacKenzie — Edwin Fitzhugh Polk — Eleanor Repass — Abner Wheelock Rice — Eleazar Wheelock Ripley — James Wheelock Ripley — Wheelock Thayer — Alexander Wheelock Thayer — Wheelock G. Veazey — Wheelock Whitney — Wheelock Whitney — John Wheelock Willey
  Wheelock, Charles E. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1927; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Charles H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Daniel L. — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Mayor of Moline, Ill., 1872-73, 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Diane — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of Vernon, Conn., 2002-03; defeated, 2003. Female. Still living as of 2003.
  Wheelock, E. D. — of Kampeska, Codington County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 28th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Eleanor See Eleanor Repass
  Wheelock, Frank E. — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Lubbock, Tex., 1890-94, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Fred — of Saranac, Ionia County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, George F. — of Leicester, Livingston County, N.Y. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1916-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Henry H. — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twelfth Worcester District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, John Edwin (b. 1844) — also known as John E. Wheelock — of Milton, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Milton, Chittenden County, Vt., May 1, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school principal; lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Milton, 1888. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, John T. — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, John W. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Joseph A. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at St. Paul, Minn., 1870-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Kurt — Green. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wheelock, L. L. — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 12th District, 1876-77; postmaster at Owatonna, Minn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, O. C. — of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis. Mayor of Stevens Point, Wis., 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Robert Lloyd (1893-1962) — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Troup, Smith County, Tex., May 7, 1893. Mayor of Corsicana, Tex., 1929-31. Died August 23, 1962 (age 69 years, 108 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Silas E. — of Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Stillman — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Mayor of Moline, Ill., 1877-83. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, Vance M. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wheelock, W. E. — of Quinebaug, Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Quinebaug, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelock, William A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.


WHEELRIGHT (Soundex W462) — See also ALRIGHTS, HASELRIG, HAZELRIGG, HIMMELRIGHT, WALRATH, WALROTH, WHEEL, WHEELAN, WHEELDON, WHEELEHAN, WHEELER, WHEELIHAN, WHEELING, WHEELOCK, WHEELWRIGHT, WILLRETTE, WILLRODT, WOLRATH.

  Wheelright, Henry B. — of Massachusetts. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868. Burial location unknown.


WHEELWRIGHT (Soundex W462) — See also ARKWRIGHT, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, DRUMWRIGHT, HANDWRIGHT, MCILWRATH, SEAWRIGHT, WAINWRIGHT, WALRATH, WALROTH, WANEWRIGHT, WHEEL, WHEELAN, WHEELDON, WHEELEHAN, WHEELER, WHEELIHAN, WHEELING, WHEELOCK, WHEELRIGHT, WILLRETTE, WILLRODT, WOLRATH, WRIGHT, WRIGHTON, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  WHEELWRIGHT: See also Daniel Wheelwright Gooch
  Wheelwright, George H., Jr. — of Hardwick, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelwright, J. H. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelwright, Joseph S. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1871-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wheelwright, William (1798-1873) — Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., March 18, 1798. Ship captain; U.S. Consul in Guayaquil, 1825-28; built railroads in South America; organized the Pacific Steamship Navigation Company; created the first telegraph lines in South America. Died in London, England, September 26, 1873 (age 75 years, 192 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Wheelwright and Anna (Coombs) Wheelwright; married, February 10, 1829, to Martha Gerrish.
  The town of Wheelwright, Argentina, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


WHEETLEY (Soundex W340) — See also BEETLE, BEETLESTONE, BEETLEY, BETLEY, STUETLEY, SWEETLAND, TETLEY, WATTLEY, WHATLEY, WHEATLEY, WHEATLY, WHITLA, WHITLEY, WHITLOW, WHITTLEY.

  Wheetley, Bernard R. — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1964; mayor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 1973. Still living as of 1973.


WHELAN (Soundex W450) — See also COHELAN, HELAND, HELANDER, NEWHALL, PHELAN, PHELAND, WHALEN, WHALLEN, WHEALAN, WHEELAN, WHELCHEL, WHELEN, WHELOCK, WHELPLEY, WHELTON, WHENAL.

  WHELAN: See also George Whelan Anderson, Jr. — John William Haigis — John Hawley
  Whelan, Anna M. — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Bion — of Hillsdale County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Charles Elbert (1862-1928) — also known as Charles E. Whelan — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born August 26, 1862. Mayor of Madison, Wis., 1898-99. Died November 29, 1928 (age 66 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Dan M. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Danny P. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Mayor of Weston, W.Va., 1985-87. Still living as of 1987.
  Whelan, Dennis J. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1886-94. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Edward L. — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956; chair of Union County Democratic Party, 1945; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Francis C. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1961-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Whelan, Frederick J. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Postmaster at Greenwich, Conn., 1947-71. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, George J. — of San Francisco, Calif. Lawyer; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Gerald T. (1925-1993) — of Nebraska. Born May 14, 1925. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1975-79. Died January 2, 1993 (age 67 years, 233 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb.
  Whelan, James (b. 1948) — also known as Jim Whelan — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 8, 1948. Democrat. Mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1990-2001; member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 2006-07; member of New Jersey state senate 2nd District, 2008-. Still living as of 2013.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whelan, James A. — of Essex County, N.J. Elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Essex County 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, James J. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1940; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940; candidate for mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1947, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Jim See James Whelan
  Whelan, Joe — of West Virginia. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1998; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Whelan, John B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, John H. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Juliana — of Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Whelan, Leonard F. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for first selectman of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, M. K. — of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa. Postmaster at Estherville, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Mary — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Whelan, Mary G. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Nicholas J. (b. 1869) — of Ottawa County, Mich. Born in 1869. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ottawa County 1st District, 1903-08; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, R. H. — of Indianola, Sunflower County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Robert E. — of Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1963-65; defeated, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Whelan, Robert J. — of Malverne, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Acting postmaster at Malverne, N.Y., 1959-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Whelan, Robert P. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Whelan, Thomas A. — of West Virginia. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Thomas Edward (1895-1977) — also known as Thomas E. Whelan — of St. Thomas, Pembina County, N.Dak. Born in 1895. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, 1951-61. Died in 1977 (age about 82 years). Interment at St. Thomas Catholic Calvary Cemetery, St. Thomas, N.Dak.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Whelan, Thomas J. (1922-2002) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born January 28, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1963-71; removed 1971; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Catholic. Tried on federal charges of extortion and conspiracy; convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Died following a heart attack, in a nursing home in Naples, Collier County, Fla., July 31, 2002 (age 80 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Thomas J. (b. 1940) — Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., 1940. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1998-2010; took senior status 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Whelan, Timothy — of Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Clifton Heights, Pa., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, Vincent E. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif.; Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956 (alternate), 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, William — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Whelan, William J. — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Elizabeth, N.J., 1896-1901. Burial location unknown.


WHELCHEL (Soundex W424) — See also BELCHER, HELCK, MELCHER, MELCHERS, MELCHERT, WALKLEE, WALKLEY, WHELAN, WHELEN, WHELOCK, WHELPLEY, WHELTON.

  Whelchel, B. Frank See Benjamin Frank Whelchel
  Whelchel, Benjamin Frank (1895-1954) — also known as B. Frank Whelchel — of Gainesville, Hall County, Ga. Born in Lumpkin County, Ga., December 16, 1895. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1935-45. Died May 11, 1954 (age 58 years, 146 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whelchel, Frank See Benjamin Frank Whelchel
  Whelchel, Susan — of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Mayor of Boca Raton, Fla., 2009. Female. Still living as of 2009.


WHELEN (Soundex W450) — See also HELENANN, HELENROSE, MICHELENA, THELEN, VANMECHELEN, WELLEN, WELLIN, WHALEN, WHELAN, WHELCHEL, WHELOCK, WHELPLEY, WHELTON, WILEN, WILLEN, WILLENE, WILLIN.

  WHELEN: See also Peter Goelet


WHELOCK (Soundex W420) — See also FELOCK, HAVELOCK, LOCK, LOVELOCK, MIELOCK, MORELOCK, WEELOCK, WHEELOCK, WHELAN, WHELCHEL, WHELEN, WHELPLEY, WHELTON, WHILLOCK, WHITELOCK, WILLOCK.

  WHELOCK: See also Moses Whelock Field


WHELPLEY (Soundex W414) — See also ACHELPOHL, HELPER, PHELPHS, PHELPS, SCHILPLIN, SHELP, WALPOLE, WHELAN, WHELCHEL, WHELEN, WHELOCK, WHELTON, WHEPLEY.

  Whelpley, Edward W. — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1848-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1856 (member, Platform Committee). Burial location unknown.


WHELTON (Soundex W435) — See also ELTON, HELTON, SHELTON, THELTON, WALTON, WELTON, WHEALTON, WHELAN, WHELCHEL, WHELEN, WHELOCK, WHELPLEY, WILTEN, WILTON, WOLTON.

  Whelton, Daniel A. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1905-06. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.


WHENAL (Soundex W540) — See also BURCHENAL, GREENALGH, MENALCUS, NEWHALL, RENALDO, WHALEN, WHALLEN, WHEELAN, WHELAN, WINNELL.

  Whenal, Thomas B. — of North Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from North Hampton, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHEPLEY (Soundex W140) — See also HEPLER, KEPLEY, LEPLEY, SHEPLER, SHEPLEY, TEPLEY, WHELPLEY, WHIPLE, WHIPPLE.

  Whepley, W. P. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHERITT (Soundex W630) — See also AVERITT, CHERITA, COWHERD, DEMERITT, DEMERITTE, EVERITT, HERITAGE, MACWHERTER, MARGUERITTE, MCWHERTER, MERITT, RITT, WAHRHEIT, WEREAT, WHERRY.

  Wheritt, Alan F. — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHERRY (Soundex W600) — See also CHERRY, COWHERD, MACWHERTER, MCSHERRY, MCWHERTER, SHERRY, SHERRYL, WARRA, WAWRO, WEARY, WERY, WHARRIE, WHARRY, WHERITT.

  Wherry, Calvin M. — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at North Platte, Neb., 1888-90. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Charles O. — of Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Brackenridge, Pa., 1916-22; candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Daniel E. — of Nebraska. U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1975-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Wherry, Eli H. — of Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 6th District, 1925-26, 1929-30; defeated, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Harry S. — of Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tenn. Postmaster at Hendersonville, Tenn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Jack — of Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa. Member of Iowa American Independent State Central Committee, 1971; American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wherry, Jesse — Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Kenneth Spicer (1892-1951) — also known as Kenneth S. Wherry — of Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Neb. Born in Liberty, Gage County, Neb., February 28, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; furniture merchant; funeral director; automobile dealer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1929-31; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1939-42; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1943-51; died in office 1951; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Kiwanis; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Washington, D.C., November 29, 1951 (age 59 years, 274 days). Interment at Pawnee City Cemetery, Pawnee City, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of David Emery Wherry and Jessie (Comstock) Wherry; married, September 15, 1920, to Marjorie Colwell.
  Cross-reference: Frederick H. Wagener
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wherry, Otis C. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1944; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wherry, Samuel — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 13th District, 1854-56. Burial location unknown.


WHET (Soundex W300) — See also LADDUWHETTY, THEW, WEET, WEETH, WHEAT, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHIT, WHITE, WHITT, WHYTE, WIETHE, WIGHT, WIT, WITH, WITHE, WITT, WITTE, WYATT, WYETH, WYTHE.

  WHET: See also Whet Smith


WHETCROFT (Soundex W326) — See also CROFT, FLITCRAFT, HETCHLER, LADDUWHETTY, WHEATCRAFT, WHEATCROFT, WHET, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHITCRAFT.

  Whetcroft, Burton — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1807-08, 1809-10. Burial location unknown.


WHETMORE (Soundex W356) — See also ATMORE, HETMAN, LADDUWHETTY, MORE, WESTMORELAND, WETMORE, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHITMER, WHITMIRE, WHITMORE, WHITMYER, WITMER, WITTMAYER, WITTMER, WITTMEYER, WRENTMORE.

  Whetmore, J. E. — of La Habra, Orange County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


WHETSEL (Soundex W324) — See also BRETSEL, LADDUWHETTY, WEITZEL, WETZEL, WETZELL, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHITSELL, WHYTSELL, WITSELL, WITZEL.

  Whetsel, Elizabeth — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Whetsel, Jack — of McAllen, Hidalgo County, Tex. Mayor of McAllen, Tex., 1969-77. Still living as of 1977.


WHETSELL (Soundex W324) — See also BATSELL, BRETSEL, HARTSELL, ITSELL, LADDUWHETTY, SELL, WEITZEL, WETZEL, WETZELL, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHITSELL, WHYTSELL, WITSELL, WITZEL.

  Whetsell, Charles — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Preston County Republican Party, 1969-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Whetsell, Clay B. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Elkins, W.Va., 1941-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Richard Whetsell Whetsell, Richard (b. 1905) — of Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va. Born in Kingwood, Preston County, W.Va., June 26, 1905. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper editor and publisher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1949-60; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952, 1956. Methodist. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Chi; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of H. S. Whetsell and Mittie (Lantz) Whetsell; married, October 25, 1930, to Lucile Kuhn.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951


WHETSTONE (Soundex W323) — See also HARTSTONE, LADDUWHETTY, OTSTOT, STONE, WATSTEIN, WETTSTEIN, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETTON, WHETZEL, WHITESTONE, WITTSTEIN.

  WHETSTONE: See also James Whetstone Overstreet — William Whetstone Wannamaker, Jr. — William Whetstone Wannamaker III
  Whetstone, Dan — of Cut Bank, Glacier County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1932, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Republican National Committee from Montana, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Whetstone, David — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Whetstone, Frank — of Cut Bank, Glacier County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whetstone, Martha — of Greenbrae, Marin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


WHETTON (Soundex W350) — See also ARCHETTO, BETTON, BOSCHETTO, BRETTON, DETTON, JETTON, LADDUWHETTY, LETTON, STRETTON, WHEATON, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETZEL, WHITON, WHITTON.

  Whetton, Edward Paul — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Whetton, William — of New York. U.S. Consul in Cowes, 1842-44. Burial location unknown.


WHETZEL (Soundex W324) — See also ETZEL, HETZEL, HETZELL, HETZER, HETZLER, LADDUWHETTY, PHETZING, WEITZEL, WETZEL, WETZELL, WHET, WHETCROFT, WHETMORE, WHETSEL, WHETSELL, WHETSTONE, WHETTON, WHITSELL, WHYTSELL, WITSELL, WITZEL.

  Whetzel, Esther M. — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whetzel, Harvey C. — of East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Illinois. Democrat. Mayor of East Grand Rapids, Mich., 1932-33; defeated, 1933; U.S. internal revenue agent; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1948; candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1949. Burial location unknown.


WHIBBS (Soundex W120) — See also HIBBS.

  Whibbs, Vince See Vincent John Whibbs, Sr.
  Whibbs, Vince See Vincent John Whibbs, Jr.
  Whibbs, Vincent John, Sr. (1920-2006) — also known as Vince Whibbs — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 8, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; automobile dealer; mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1978-91. Catholic. Member, Navy League; Rotary. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., May 30, 2006 (age 86 years, 111 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Marie Stuart; father of Vincent John Whibbs, Jr. (1954?-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whibbs, Vincent John, Jr. — also known as Vince Whibbs, Jr. — of Florida. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Son of Vincent John Whibbs, Sr. (1920-2006).


WHICHARD (Soundex W263) — See also CHICHESTER, CHICHILLA, FICHARDT, HARD, HICHBORN, LEICHARDT, MUHICH, PICHARDO, PRICHARD, REICHARD, REICHARDT, RICHARD, RICHARDO, RICHARDS, RICHARDSON, RICHARDVILLE, WHICHER, WHICKER, WICKARD.

  Whichard, David Jordan (1862-1922) — also known as David J. Whichard — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Born in 1862. Democrat. Postmaster at Greenville, N.C., 1913-22. Died in 1922 (age about 60 years). Interment at Cherry Hill Cemetery, Greenville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of David Fleming Whichard (1829-1877) and Violetta Hearne (Jordan) Whichard (1835-1911); married to Henrietta Sutton (1868-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WHICHER (Soundex W260) — See also CHICHESTER, CHICHILLA, HICHBORN, MUHICH, WACKER, WACKEROW, WEICKER, WHICHARD, WHICKER, WHITCHER, WICKER, WICKRE.

  Whicher, Stephen — U.S. Attorney for Iowa, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.


WHICKER (Soundex W260) — See also CHICKERING, HICKEL, HICKEN, HICKENLOOPER, HICKERSON, HICKEY, SCHICKEL, SCHICKER, WACKER, WACKEROW, WEICKER, WHICHARD, WHICHER, WICKER, WICKRE.

  Whicker, Joseph H., Sr. — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHIDDEN (Soundex W350) — See also CHIDDESTER, GIDDEN, GIDDENS, GLIDDEN, GLIDDENS, HIDDEN, HIDDIN, MIDDENDORF, RAWHIDE, WEADEN, WEDEN, WEDIN, WEEDEN, WEEDIN, WHEDEN, WHIDDINGTON, WHIDDON, WYDEN.

  WHIDDEN: See also William Robb Eaton — Alfred Whidden Magnitzky
  Whidden, Benjamin F. — of New Hampshire. Republican. U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to Haiti, 1862-65; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Whidden, C. R. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Calais, Maine, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Whidden, Edgar — U.S. Consul in SAINT Stephen, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Whidden, George B. — of South Presque Isle, Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Postmaster at South Presque Isle, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Whidden, James I. — of Oklahoma. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Whidden, Renton — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Norfolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.


WHIDDINGTON (Soundex W352) — See also ADDINGTON, BIDDINGER, BUDDINGTON, CHIDDESTER, CODDINGTON, EDDINGTON, GIDDINGS, GRIDDINGS, HIDDEN, HIDDIN, IDDINGS, LUDDINGTON, RAWHIDE, REDDINGTON, WADDINGTON, WEDDINGTON, WHIDDEN, WHIDDON.

  Whiddington, Susan — of London, England. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1992 (alternate), 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


WHIDDON (Soundex W350) — See also BRIDDON, CHIDDESTER, GLIDDON, HIDDEN, HIDDIN, HOODWIN, LIDDON, RAWHIDE, SIDDONS, WEADON, WEDON, WEEDON, WHEADON, WHEDON, WHEEDON, WHIDDEN, WHIDDINGTON.

  Whiddon, Edgar — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Calais, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Whiddon, Wiley W. — of Taylor County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Taylor County, 1865. Burial location unknown.


WHIFF (Soundex W100) — See also WHIFFEN, WIPF.

  Whiff: See Clarence A. Dahle


WHIFFEN (Soundex W150) — See also SCHIFFER, SCHIFFERDECKER, SHIFFER, WHIFF.

  Whiffen, C. W. — of Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Whiffen, Frank — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Mayor of Kewanee, Ill., 1899-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Whiffen, Frederick J. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1915. Burial location unknown.


WHIG (Soundex W200) — See also WEGE, WEUG, WHIGELT, WIGG.

  Whig of the Old School, A: See Charles Francis Adams


WHIGELT (Soundex W243) — See also BORGELT, CONGELTON, GELT, GELTMACHER, GELTMAN, GELTNER, GELTZ, HAGELTHORN, HIGEL, HIGENS, KLIEHIGE, MERHIGE, SIEGELTUCH, VOGELTANZ, WHIG.

  Whigelt, George — of Dongan Hills, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Francis Worley Congress candidate for New York state senate 24th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.


WHILDEN (Soundex W435) — See also GILDEN, GILDENBERG, GILDENHORN, HILDEN, HILDENBERGER, HILDENBRAND, NEWHILL, SAWHILL, TILDEN, WELDEN, WELDIN, WHILDIN, WHILEY, WHILLDEN, WHILLE, WHILLOCK, WILDEN, WILDIN, WINHELD.

  WHILDEN: See also Henry Whilden Lockwood
  Whilden, Thomas M. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.


WHILDIN (Soundex W435) — See also DILDILIAN, DILDINE, HILDING, HILDITCH, NEWHILL, SAWHILL, WELDEN, WELDIN, WHILDEN, WHILEY, WHILLDEN, WHILLE, WHILLOCK, WILDEN, WILDI, WILDIN, WILDING.

  WHILDIN: See also James Whildin Reeves
  Whildin, Evan H. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Burgess of Lansford, Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whildin, Thomas J. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Burgess of Lansford, Pennsylvania, 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whildin, Thomas T. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Burgess of Lansford, Pennsylvania, 1923-27. Burial location unknown.


WHILEY (Soundex W400) — See also NEWHILL, SAWHILL, SHILEY, WEILY, WHALEY, WHEALY, WHILDEN, WHILDIN, WHILLDEN, WHILLE, WHILLOCK, WHITLEY, WHOLEY, WILEY, WILIE, WILLEY, WILLI, WILLIA, WILLIE, WILLY, WILLYE, WYLEA, WYLEY, WYLIE, WYLLI, WYLLIE, WYLLY, WYLY.

  WHILEY: See also Charles Dewey Hilles
  Whiley, Charles B. — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.


WHILLDEN (Soundex W435) — See also ALLDER, HILLDRUP, NEWHILL, SAWHILL, WALLDER, WELDEN, WELDIN, WHILDEN, WHILDIN, WHILEY, WHILLE, WHILLOCK, WILDEN, WILDIN, WINHELD.

  Whillden, Matthew — of Cape May County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Cape May County, 1787. Burial location unknown.


WHILLE (Soundex W400) — See also HILLE, NEWHILL, SAWHILL, WEIL, WEILL, WELLE, WEYL, WHEEL, WHILDEN, WHILDIN, WHILEY, WHILLDEN, WHILLOCK, WILE, WILL, WILLE, WYLE.

  Whille, Harvey — of Wall Township, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


WHILLOCK (Soundex W420) — See also DHILLON, FUSCHILLO, HILLOCK, LOCK, NEWHILL, SAWHILL, SCHILLOW, SHILLOCK, TUCHILLO, WEELOCK, WHEELOCK, WHELOCK, WHILDEN, WHILDIN, WHILEY, WHILLDEN, WHILLE, WILLOCK, WILLOCKS.

  Whillock, Faye — of Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Whillock, H. Westerman — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Mayor of Boise, Idaho, 1941-42, 1946-47; resigned 1942; appointed 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whillock, Westerman See H. Westerman Whillock


WHINERY (Soundex W560) — See also GINERY, HINER, HINERMAN, KINERY, MCINERY, MICHINER, MITCHINER, SHINER, WHINNERY, WHINREY.

  Whinery, G. L. — of Iowa Falls, Hardin County, Iowa. Postmaster at Iowa Falls, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Whinery, Thomas J. (1899-1982) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., August 28, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1943-44, 1947-48, 1951-64; defeated in primary, 1940 (Kent County 1st District), 1944 (Kent County 1st District), 1948 (Kent County 1st District), 1964 (93rd District). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Order of the Coif. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., May 20, 1982 (age 82 years, 265 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph B. Whinery and Fannie (Barker) Whinery; married, January 14, 1939, to Elizabeth Morrill Atkinson.
  Whinery, Walter — of Ash Grove, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


WHINHAM (Soundex W550) — See also COOKINHAM, TINHAM, WENHAM, WINHAM.

  Whinham, E. R., Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 10th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


WHINNA (Soundex W500) — See also HINNANT, HINNAU, MAWHINNEY, MCWHINNEY, MEWHINNEY, WAINIO, WAINO, WEYNA, WHINNERY, WHINNEY, WINI, WINNEY, WINNIE, WYNIA.

  WHINNA: See also Harry Whinna Nice — Harry Whinna Nice III


WHINNERY (Soundex W560) — See also CHINNERY, CONNERY, FLANNERY, HINNER, HINNERS, MAWHINNEY, MCWHINNEY, MEWHINNEY, NANNERY, NUNNERY, TRENNERY, WHINERY, WHINNA, WHINNEY, WHINREY.

  Whinnery, Webster S. — of Lake City, Hinsdale County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920 (alternate), 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1924, 1926, 1930. Burial location unknown.


WHINNEY (Soundex W500) — See also MAWHINNEY, MCELHINNEY, MCILHINNEY, MCWHINNEY, MEWHINNEY, PHINNEY, WAINIO, WAINO, WEYNA, WHINNA, WHINNERY, WHINREY, WINI, WINNEY, WINNIE, WYNIA.

  WHINNEY: See also William Somers Mailliard


WHINREY (Soundex W560) — See also CONREY, HENREY, HINRICHS, HINRICHSEN, WHINERY, WHINNERY, WHINNEY.

  Whinrey, Walter William (b. 1905) — also known as Walter W. Whinrey — of Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County, Mo.; Halltown, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Halltown, Lawrence County, Mo., September 5, 1905. Republican. School principal; farm equipment salesman; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lawrence County, 1939-48. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.


WHIPHEY (Soundex W100) — See also BROPHEY, CULIPHER, MURPHEY, NAPHEY, PIPHER, PULCIPHER, SHIPHERD, STEINCIPHER, WAFA, WHIPLE, WHIPP, WHIPPER, WHIPPLE, ZERPHEY.

  WHIPHEY: See also Hiram Augustus Huse


WHIPLE (Soundex W140) — See also CHIPLEY, SHIPLACOFF, SHIPLEY, WHEPLEY, WHIPHEY, WHIPP, WHIPPER, WHIPPLE.

  Whiple, E. A. — Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Illinois, 1839. Burial location unknown.


WHIPP (Soundex W100) — See also HIPP, WHIPHEY, WHIPLE, WHIPPER, WHIPPLE.

  Whipp, C. E. — of Rayne, Acadia Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whipp, Virgil O. — of Petersburg, Menard County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WHIPPER (Soundex W160) — See also HIPPELY, SCHIPPERS, SHIPPEE, SHIPPEN, SHIPPEY, WHIPHEY, WHIPLE, WHIPP, WHIPPLE.

  Whipper, Lucille S. — of Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Whipper, William J. — of Beaufort County, S.C. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Beaufort County, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1870; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1880. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.


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