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Charles William WHALEN, Jr.

(1920- )

WHALEN, Charles William, Jr., a Representative from Ohio; born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 31, 1920; graduate of Oakwood High School; graduated from University of Dayton with a degree in business administration in 1942, and Harvard University Graduate School of Business in 1946; enlisted in the United States Army, during the Second World War, discharged as first lieutenant in 1946; vice president of the Dayton Dress Co., 1946-1952; professor of economics and chairman of the department, University of Dayton, 1962-1966; Ohio State representative, three terms, 1955-1960; Ohio State senator, two terms, 1961-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; is a resident of Bethesda, Md.

Bibliography

Whalen, Charles W., Jr., and Barbara Whalen. The Longest Debate: A Legislative History of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Cabin John, MD: Seven Locks Press, 1985.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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