WHALEN, Charles William, Jr., (1920 - 2011)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

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.


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.