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William C. Whitney

AKA William Collins Whitney

Born: 5-Jul-1841
Birthplace: Conway, MA
Died: 2-Feb-1904
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Navy, 1885-89

Father: James Scoll Whitney
Wife: Flora Payne (m. 1869, d. 1893)
Wife: Edith Randolph (m. 1896, d. May-1899)
Daughter: Leonora Whitney (b. c. 1870, died days later)
Son: Harry Payne Whitney (b. 29-Apr-1872, d. 26-Oct-1930)
Daughter: Pauline Payne Whitney (b. 21-Mar-1874, d.)
Son: William Payne Whitney (b. 20-Mar-1876, d. 25-May-1927)
Son: Oliver Whitney (b. 1878, d. 3-Feb-1883)
Daughter: Dorothy Payne Whitney (b. 23-Jan-1887, d.)

    High School: Williston Seminary, East Hampton, MA
    University: AB, Yale University (1863)
    Law School: Harvard University (1865)
    University: LLD, Yale University (1888)

    US Secretary of the Navy 16-Apr-1882 to 4-Mar-1885
    Skull and Bones Society 1863


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