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WHITNEY (Soundex W350) — See also PITNEY, WHIT, WHITNAH, WHITNALL, WHITNEL, WHITNELL, WHITNER, WHITNEYBELL.

  WHITNEY: See also Melvin Ohio Adams — Whitney T. Anderson — Roy Whitney Atkinson — Whitney W. Ballantine — Eben Whitney Chaffee — Andrew Whitney Cobb — Stephen Lee Cook — George Whitney Cooke — James Whitney Dunn — Whitney Elliott — Gilbert S. Gilbertson — Whitney Gillilland — Samuel Whitney Hale — J. Whitney Hall — Whitney P. Holcombe — Whitney Jones — Whitney Jones — William Whitney Kitchen — Whitney Knaus — Geoffrey Whitney Lewis — Harold Whitney Mason — Dwight Whitney Morrow — Whitney Newton — Whitney O'Keefe — Andrew James Peters — John Smith Phelps — William Whitney Rice — W. Whitney Sawyer — Whitney North Seymour, Jr. — Asahel Stearns — Harlan Whitney Thomas — Jefferson Truly — Everette Geoffrey Truly — William Barrett Washburn — Thomas Glasby Waterman — Robert Whitney Waterman — Lucius Whitney Watkins — James Whitney Wilkin — Whitney Young — Philip Young
  Whitney, A. F. — of Bay Village, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, A. P. See Albion Paris Whitney
  Whitney, Abel — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Adrian, Mich., 1843-49. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Abner D. — of Madrid, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Albion Paris (1825-1884) — also known as A. P. Whitney — of Petaluma, Sonoma County, Calif. Born in Corinth, Penobscot County, Maine, September 15, 1825. Republican. Lumber business; grocer; grain shipper; member of California state senate, 1875; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1876. Member, Freemasons. Died February 10, 1884 (age 58 years, 148 days). Interment at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Whitney (1786-1852) and Olive (Parlin) Whitney (1791-1874); married, February 1, 1850, to Susan D. Eastman (1832-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whitney, Andrew C. — of Michigan. U.S. Attorney for Michigan, 1824-26. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Anita See Charlotte Anita Whitney
  Whitney, Arthur (b. 1871) — of Mendham, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morris Plains, Morris County, N.J., July 5, 1871. Republican. Banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1917-18; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1919-25; candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1925; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Benjamin — of Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Cumberland, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Blanche R. — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1942; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, C. K. — of Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Charles E. (b. 1852) — of Muskegon Heights, Muskegon County, Mich. Born in Michigan, 1852. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Muskegon County 2nd District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
Charles H. Whitney Whitney, Charles H. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1885; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Waukegan
  Whitney, Charles H. — of Cookeville, Putnam County, Tenn. Postmaster at Cookeville, Tenn., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Charlotte Anita (c.1868-1955) — also known as Anita Whitney — of California. Born about 1868. Communist. Social worker; in 1919, she gave a radical speech in Oakland, California; as a result, she was arrested, tried, and found guilty of violating the state's syndicalism law; pardoned by Governor C. C. Young.; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1928, 1940 (Communist). Female. Died in San Francisco, Calif., February 4, 1955 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of George E. Whitney (1838?-?); niece of Stephen Johnson Field.
  Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
  Whitney, Cloy E. (1910-1979) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born in Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colo., November 15, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1963-66. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died in 1979 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1934 to Anne M. Wood.
  Whitney, Cornelius Vanderbilt (1899-1992) — also known as Cornelius V. Whitney; "Sonny" — of Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Roslyn, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., February 20, 1899. Democrat. Co-founder and chairman of Pam American Airways; chairman, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company; horse breeder; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1932; along with David O. Selznick, he helped to finance and produce Hollywood films in the 1930s and 1940s. Died in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., December 13, 1992 (age 93 years, 297 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Payne Whitney (1872-1930) and Gertrude (Vanderbilt) Whitney (1875-1942); married, March 5, 1923, to Marie Norton (1903-1970; divorced 1929; who later married William Averell Harriman); married, September 29, 1931, to Gladys Crosby Hopkins; married, June 18, 1941, to Eleanor Searle (1908-2002; divorced 1958); married, January 24, 1958, to Mary Lou (Schroeder) Hosford (actress); grandson of William Collins Whitney; grandnephew of Henry Melville Whitney; great-grandson of Henry B. Payne and James Scollay Whitney; second great-grandson of Henry Collins Flagg; first cousin of William Henry Vanderbilt III and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); first cousin once removed of Frances Payne Bolton; second cousin of William Armistead Moale Burden and Oliver Payne Bolton; second cousin once removed of Shirley Carter Burden, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Whitney, Craig — of Gladstone, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Whitney, D. L. — of Sierra County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 22nd District, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Daniel Darling (1818-1914) — also known as Daniel D. Whitney — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Oyster Bay, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., January 31, 1818. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1886-87. Died in 1914 (age about 96 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dainel Whitney (1781-1848) and Nancy (Valentine) Whitney; married, July 5, 1845, to Sarah Titus (born 1822); third cousin once removed of Martin Keeler; third cousin twice removed of William Anson Floyd (1734-1821); fourth cousin of Stephen Hiram Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Nicoll Floyd, Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler.
  Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Whitney, Daniel H. (1806-1864) — of Boone County, Ill. Born in 1806. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Boone County, 1847. Died February 12, 1864 (age about 57 years). Interment at Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, Ill.
  Whitney, Daniel M. — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1862-66. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Darling B. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Douglas B. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Edward A. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Edward Baldwin (1857-1911) — also known as Edward B. Whitney — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 15, 1857. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-11; defeated, 1904, 1906; appointed 1909; defeated, 1910; appointed 1910; died in office 1911. Died, of pneumonia, in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., January 5, 1911 (age 53 years, 143 days). Interment at Cornwall Cemetery, Cornwall, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Dwight Whitney; married 1896 to Josepha Newcomb; nephew of Simeon Eben Baldwin; grandson of Roger Sherman Baldwin; great-grandson of Simeon Baldwin; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; second cousin of Henry de Forest Baldwin (1862-1947); third cousin of Roger Sherman Hoar.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whitney, Elisha M. — of Winchendon, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Elizabeth — California state treasurer, 1987-89. Female. Still living as of 1989.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whitney, Ellis W. — of Roswell, Chaves County, N.M. Delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Whitney, Elmer E. — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Leominster, Mass., 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Ernest Luther (b. 1874) — also known as Ernest L. Whitney — of South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in North Dorset, Dorset, Bennington County, Vt., June 17, 1874. Republican. School teacher; letter carrier; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1941-45; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1947. Baptist. Member, Grange; Farm Bureau; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, F. Ralph — of Richmond, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Richmond, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Frank C. — of Ilion, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Ilion, N.Y., 1935, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Frank J. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Candidate for mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Whitney, Frank M. — of Eagle Grove, Wright County, Iowa. Candidate for mayor of Eagle Grove, Iowa, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Franklin — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 25, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Frederick G. — of Pulaski, Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1904-08 (Oswego County 2nd District 1904-06, Oswego County 1907-08). Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Freeman U. — of Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine. Postmaster at Hampden, Maine, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, G. W. — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George — of Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine. Postmaster at Pittsfield, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George — of Carrier Mills, Saline County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George A. — of Rindge, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George A. — of Wadena, Wadena County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Wadena, Minn., 1890-94. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George D. — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for first selectman of Orange, Connecticut, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Whitney, George E. — Member of California state senate, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Charlotte Anita Whitney (1868?-1955).
  Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
  Whitney, George E. — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Postmaster at Texas City, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George E. — of Enfield, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George H. — of Mechanicville, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Pharmacist; member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1903-10, 1912; member of New York state senate 30th District, 1913-18. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George S. (b. 1858) — of Faribault, Rice County, Minn. Born in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., December 9, 1858. Insurance business; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, George W. — of Tuolumne County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Harold — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Harris S. — of Berrien County, Mich. Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Berrien County 2nd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Harry Carroll — of Wessington Springs, Jerauld County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Hazel — of Powell, Park County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Heather Anne — of Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Whitney, Henry Franklin (b. 1849) — also known as Henry F. Whitney — of Marlboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Marlboro, Windham County, Vt., June 9, 1849. Republican. Farmer; superintendent of schools; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Marlboro, 1910. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Henry Melville (1839-1923) — also known as Henry M. Whitney — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Conway, Franklin County, Mass., October 22, 1839. Democrat. Steamship business; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1905; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1907. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., January 25, 1923 (age 83 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Laurinda (Collins) Whitney (1810-1880) and James Scollay Whitney; brother of William Collins Whitney; married, October 3, 1878, to Margaret F. Green; granduncle of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); third cousin once removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess; third cousin thrice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whitney, Herbert C. — of Michigan. Square Deal candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Isaac N. — of Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, J. C. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Jack M. II — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Whitney, James P. — U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Morrisburg, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, James Scollay (1811-1878) — also known as James S. Whitney — of Conway, Franklin County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in South Deerfield, Deerfield, Franklin County, Mass., May 19, 1811. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1851, 1854; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856, 1860; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1860-61; steamship business; member of Massachusetts state senate First Norfolk District, 1872. English ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 24, 1878 (age 67 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Whitney (1784-1852) and Mary 'Polly' (Burgess) Whitney (1786-1868); married, November 25, 1836, to Laurinda Collins (1810-1880); father of Henry Melville Whitney and William Collins Whitney (1841-1904); great-grandfather of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney; third cousin of Thomas Mackie Burgess; third cousin twice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Garrison and Asa Russell Nye.
  Political family: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Whitney, Janet Payne — of Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Whitney, Jock See John Hay Whitney
  Whitney, John — of Michigan. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, John B. — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1963-64, 1968-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Whitney, John C. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, John F. — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, John Hay (1904-1982) — also known as Jock Whitney — of Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, August 17, 1904. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; financier; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1957-61; publisher of the New York Herald Tribune newspaper, 1961-66. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., February 8, 1982 (age 77 years, 175 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Manhasset, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Helen (Hay) Whitney (1875-1944) and William Payne Whitney (1876-1927); married, September 25, 1930, to Mary Elizabeth 'Liz' Altemus (1906-1988; divorced 1940); married, March 1, 1942, to Betsey (Cushing) Roosevelt (1908-1998; ex-wife of James Roosevelt); nephew of Adelbert Stone Hay; grandson of John Milton Hay (1838-1905) and William Collins Whitney; grandnephew of Henry Melville Whitney; great-grandson of Henry B. Payne and James Scollay Whitney; first cousin of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and James Jermiah Wadsworth; first cousin once removed of Frances Payne Bolton and James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin of Oliver Payne Bolton; second cousin five times removed of James Hodges; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whitney, John W. — of Plainfield, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Plainfield; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Joseph Herbert (b. 1858) — also known as Joseph H. Whitney — of Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Newburg, Penobscot County, Maine, April 13, 1858. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 3rd District, 1895-96; defeated, 1896; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Josepha — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1920 (alternate), 1924; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven; elected 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Joshua — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, L. B. — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Lance — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Whitney, Leon A. — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Derry, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Louis B. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1923-25; appointed 1923; resigned 1925; Arizona Democratic state chair, 1929, 1939. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Luther — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Muskegon, Mich., 1875-87. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Lydia A. — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Presque Isle, Maine, 1874-82. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Martha E. — of Cape Elizabeth Depot, South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Cape Elizabeth Depot, Maine, 1889. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Mary H. — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1999-2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Whitney, Mary T. — of New Hampshire. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1934. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Maurice Whitney Whitney, Maurice (b. 1892) — of Berlin, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 28, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1927-43. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Whitney, Nathan — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Norman E. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, O. K. — of Philip, Haakon County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 24th District, 1925-30; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1931-33. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, O. W., Jr. — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Oscar — Secretary of Dakota Territory, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Otis M. — of Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948, 1952; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 3rd District; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, R. P. — of Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Postmaster at Topsham, Maine, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Ralph See F. Ralph Whitney
  Whitney, Ray E. — of Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Raymond J. — U.S. Vice Consul in Bucharest, as of 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Richard — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Socialist. Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Whitney, Richard H. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Richard M. — U.S. Vice Consul in Tamatave, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Robert — Green. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Whitney, Stephen — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Sumner — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Presque Isle, Maine, 1848-49, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Thelma — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Theodore A. — U.S. Vice Consul General in Guatemala City, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Thomas H. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Thomas Richard (1807-1858) — also known as Thomas R. Whitney — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1807. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1854-55; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1855-57. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 12, 1858 (age 50 years, 345 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Whitney, Tom — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Whitney, Vincent — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1832-33; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, W. A. See William Arnold Whitney
  Whitney, Ward — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate in primary for New Hampshire Governor's Council 4th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Warren E. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1892, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Wheelock — of Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, Wheelock — of Minnesota. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Whitney, William — of San Francisco, Calif. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, William A. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Adrian, Mich., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, William Arnold (b. 1849) — also known as W. A. Whitney — of Bakersfield, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Franklin, Franklin County, Vt., 1849. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Bakersfield, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
William C. Whitney Whitney, William Collins (1841-1904) — also known as William C. Whitney — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Conway, Franklin County, Mass., July 5, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1885-89; established the Naval War College, in Newport, R.I.; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 7th District, 1894. English ancestry. Died, from peritonitis, following appendicitis surgery, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1904 (age 62 years, 212 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Laurinda (Collins) Whitney (1810-1880) and James Scollay Whitney; brother of Henry Melville Whitney; married, October 20, 1869, to Flora Payne (1842-1893; daughter of Henry B. Payne (1810-1896)); grandfather of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney; third cousin once removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess; third cousin thrice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye.
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Whitney, William F. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, William H. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, William H. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Whitney, William T., Jr. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Whitney, Winthrop J. — of Friendship, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Knox County (4th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.


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