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WHITING (Soundex W352) — See also GNEITING, PFITINGER, TING, WEITING, WHIT, WHITICAR, WHITIN, WHITING-SORRELL, WHITINGTON, WIETING, WITTING, ZEITINGER.

  WHITING: See also George Whiting Allen — Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont — Richard Whiting Blue — Elijah Boardman — William Whiting Boardman — Whiting L. Butler — Samuel A. Childs — Whiting C. Faulkner — Henry Collins Flagg — Newton Whiting Gilbert — Whiting Hayden — Gerry Whiting Hazelton — Jared Ingersoll — Lowell E. Jepson — Edwin Olmstead Keeler — Rex E. Lee — Alvah Nash — Whiting Risley — Anna Whiting Sorrell — Whiting J. Wilcox — Whiting Willauer
  Whiting, Adna (1800-1862) — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn.; Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Born in 1800. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1856. Died in Plainville, Hartford County, Conn., June 12, 1862 (age about 61 years). Interment at West Cemetery, Plainville, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of James Whiting (1768-1824); married to Florella Lewis (1802-1876).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, Almur Stiles (1889-1959) — also known as Almur S. Whiting — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., March 2, 1889. Republican. Shipyard paymaster; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1944, 1952 (alternate). Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., February 5, 1959 (age 69 years, 340 days). Interment at Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Welcome Wilmarth Whiting (1839-1903) and Medora Nancy (Stiles) Whiting (1849-1933); married to Erna Louise Rakowsky (1894-1983); second cousin twice removed of Isaac Backus and John Milton Thayer; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and John Adams; third cousin of Arthur Laban Bates; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen and John Quincy Adams; fourth cousin of Emor L. Calkins; fourth cousin once removed of Adin Ballou Capron.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "He still lives in our hearts."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, Anderson — of Richmond, Walworth County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1854, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Asa — of Standish, Arenac County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Arenac County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Billington C. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Bowen — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1824-25. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Charles Edwin (1821-1897) — of Iowa. Born in Sodus, Wayne County, N.Y., January 17, 1821. Democrat. County judge in Iowa, 1857-59; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1874; member of Iowa state senate, 1883-87; candidate for Governor of Iowa, 1885. Died in Whiting, Monona County, Iowa, December 1, 1897 (age 76 years, 318 days). Interment at Whiting Cemetery, Whiting, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edwin Whiting (1797-1867) and Laurinda (Eveleth) Whiting (1799-1894); married to Nancy Criner (1829-1900); father of William Criner Whiting; uncle of Willard Baxter Whiting (1874-1942).
  Political family: Whiting family of Whiting, Iowa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, Charles S. (1863-1922) — of De Smet, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Born in Olmsted County, Minn., May 25, 1863. Lawyer; circuit judge in South Dakota 9th Circuit, 1903-08; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 3rd District, 1908-22; died in office 1922. Died March 25, 1922 (age 58 years, 304 days). Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, D. C. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, David — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County 1st District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, E. D. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 2, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, E. F. — of Balaton, Lyon County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, E. I. — of St. Johns, Apache County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, E. P. — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Franklin M. — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Berkeley, Calif., 1933-48 (acting, 1933-35). Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, George Addison (1827-1903) — also known as George A. Whiting — of California. Born in Holliston, Middlesex County, Mass., September 20, 1827. Member of California state assembly 12th District, 1871-73. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, of heart disease, in Holliston, Middlesex County, Mass., September 14, 1903 (age 75 years, 359 days). Interment at Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston, Mass.
  Whiting, George H. — of Esmond, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 23rd District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Giles — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Henry — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Henry Hyer — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Horatio — of Hampton, Va. Postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1800-05. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, I. R. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Irving — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia; elected 1902; defeated, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, J. E. — of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Jack C. — of Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Whiting, Jason — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, John — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, John D. (b. 1882) — Born, of American parents in Jerusalem, Israel, June 10, 1882. Merchant; U.S. Deputy Consul in Jerusalem, 1908-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Jerusalem, as of 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, John N. — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Julius, Jr. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Justin Rice (1847-1903) — also known as Justin R. Whiting — of St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Bath, Steuben County, N.Y., February 18, 1847. Member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1883; U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1887-95; Fusion candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1900. Died in St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich., January 31, 1903 (age 55 years, 347 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, St. Clair, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Emily Owen (1847-1900); father of Frances Whiting (who married William Hatton (1864-1944)) and Justin Rice Whiting.
  Political family: Whiting family of St. Clair, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, Justin Rice (1886-1965) — also known as Justin R. Whiting — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich., March 29, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932; president and chairman, Consumers Power Company, 1949-59. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Istanbul, Turkey, March 1, 1965 (age 78 years, 337 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Justin Rice Whiting and Emily (Owen) Whiting; sister of Frances Whiting (who married William Hatton (1864-1944)); married, October 1, 1910, to Nellie L. Howell.
  Political family: Whiting family of St. Clair, Michigan.
  Whiting, Kennon — of Hampton, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1865-82. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, L. D. — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 45th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, L. R. — of Brenham, Washington County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Levi C. — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Bath, N.Y., 1841-46. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Lillian — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Mark S. — of South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Mason — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, O. H. — of Chesterfield, Montville, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Chesterfield, Conn., 1885-87. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Richard Henry (1826-1888) — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., January 17, 1826. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Illinois District, 1873-75; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1875-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 1888 (age 62 years, 128 days). Interment at Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Ill.
  Relatives: Uncle of Ira Clifton Copley (1864-1947).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whiting, Riley — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Robert M. — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Samuel — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Liberty, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Samuel — of New Jersey. U.S. Consul in Nassau, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Sidney E., Jr. — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Timothy — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Bath, N.Y., 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Vernon W. (1870-1956) — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla.; Pawhuska, Osage County, Okla. Born in Seward County, Neb., February 10, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; real estate investor; postmaster at Enid, Okla., 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 (alternate), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in Osage County, Okla., December 8, 1956 (age 86 years, 302 days). Interment at Pawhuska City Cemetery, Pawhuska, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Whiting (1843-1901) and Emma L. Whiting.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, W. S. — of Shulls Mills, Watauga County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, Will C. See William Criner Whiting
  Whiting, Willard Baxter (1874-1942) — also known as Willard B. Whiting — of Whiting, Monona County, Iowa. Born in Whiting, Monona County, Iowa, August 25, 1874. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Died in Whiting, Monona County, Iowa, September 9, 1942 (age 68 years, 15 days). Interment at Whiting Cemetery, Whiting, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William Bemis Whiting (1824-1916) and Elizabeth Urania (Morley) Whiting (1839-1881); married 1898 to Lulu Dorrance Bishop (1877-1972); nephew of Charles Edwin Whiting (1821-1897); first cousin of William Criner Whiting.
  Political family: Whiting family of Whiting, Iowa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, William — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1822, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, William (1813-1873) — of Massachusetts. Born in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., March 3, 1813. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1873; died in office 1873. Died June 29, 1873 (age 60 years, 118 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whiting, William (1841-1911) — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Dudley, Worcester County, Mass., May 24, 1841. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1873; mayor of Holyoke, Mass., 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1883-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Died in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., January 9, 1911 (age 69 years, 230 days). Interment at Forestdale Cemetery, Holyoke, Mass.
  Relatives: Father of William Fairfield Whiting (1864-1936).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Whiting, William B. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1777-80; member of New York state senate Western District, 1781-85; member of New York council of appointment, 1782, 1785. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, William B. — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Corning, N.Y., 1849-51. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, William Criner (1857-1936) — also known as Will C. Whiting — of Monona County, Iowa. Born in Whiting, Monona County, Iowa, September 5, 1857. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Died in Whiting, Monona County, Iowa, December 7, 1936 (age 79 years, 93 days). Interment at Whiting Cemetery, Whiting, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edwin Whiting (1821-1897) and Nancy (Criner) Whiting (1829-1900); married to Mary E. Elliott (1859-1927); first cousin of Willard Baxter Whiting.
  Political family: Whiting family of Whiting, Iowa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whiting, William E. — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hancock County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Whiting, William Fairfield (1864-1936) — also known as William F. Whiting — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., July 20, 1864. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1928-29. Congregationalist. Died August 31, 1936 (age 72 years, 42 days). Interment somewhere in Holyoke, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Whiting (1841-1911).
  See also NNDB dossier


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