William Collins Whitney

Politician, Deceased Person

1841 – 1904

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Who was William Collins Whitney?

William Collins Whitney was an American political leader and financier and founder of the prominent Whitney family. He served as Secretary of the Navy in the first Cleveland administration from 1885 through 1889. A conservative reformer, he was considered a Bourbon Democrat.

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Born
Jul 5, 1841
Conway
Also known as
  • William Whitney
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Law School
  • Yale University
Died
Feb 2, 1904
United States of America
Resting place
Woodlawn Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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