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William Collins Whitney (July 5, 1841 – February 2, 1904) was an American political leader and financier and a prominent descendant of the John Whitney family. He served as Secretary of the Navy in the first administration of President Grover Cleveland from 1885 through 1889. A conservative reformer, he was considered a Bourbon Democrat.
William Collins Whitney
|31st United States Secretary of the Navy|
March 7, 1885 – March 4, 1889
|Preceded by||William E. Chandler|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin F. Tracy|
|Born||(1841-07-05)July 5, 1841|
Conway, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||February 2, 1904(1904-02-02) (aged 62)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
(m. 1869; died 1893)
(m. 1896; died 1899)
|Children||5, including Harry, Pauline, William, Dorothy|
|Relatives||James Scollay Whitney (Father)|
Yale University (BA)
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