Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear

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to
Full name
Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Occupation
Politician
Businessman
Political Parties
Republican
Union (Unconditional Union, National Union)
Government
Johnson Administration (1865-69)
US House of Representatives
Military
Union Army

Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
WHALEY, Kellian Van Rensalear, a Representative from Virginia and from West Virginia; born in Onondaga County, Utica, N.Y., May 6, 1821; lumber business; recruiter, Union Army; elected as a Unionist from Virginia to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); elected as an Unconditional Unionist from West Virginia to the Thirty-eighth and to the succeeding Congress (December 7, 1863-March 3, 1867); chairman, Committee on Invalid Pensions (Thirty-eighth Congress), Committee on Revolutionary Claims (Thirty-ninth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1866; delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1864; collector of customs at Brazos de Santiago, Tex., 1868; died on May 20, 1876, Point Pleasant, W. Va.; interment in Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant, W. Va.
"Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000318.
How to Cite This Page: "Whaley, Kellian Van Rensalear," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/12956.