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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; 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 to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978;
died on June 27, 2011, in Washington, D.C.
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.