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RAY WHALEN


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1937-1938 Democrat
 Counties   Luzerne

Biography

03/10/1890 - 03/22/1971

WHALEN, Ray, a Representative from Luzerne County; born in Avoca, Luzerne County, Pa., March 10, 1890; graduated, St. Mary’s High School; owner, General Gas Company, Wilkes-Barre (1921-1930); manager, Socony Vacuum Oil Company, Wilkes-Barre; employee, American Oil Company, Wilkes-Barre; partner, Whalen and Company, tire sales; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1937 term (Sworn-In on December 1, 1936) and served 1 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1938); mayor's secretary, Wilkes-Barre; undertaker; employed, Miller Casket Company; unsuccessful campaign, mayor, Wilkes-Barre (1956); died, March 22, 1971 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; interred, St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.