Family:Whitney, Harrison (1858-1927)

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Dr. Harrison9 Whitney (Edward Kendall8, Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Edward Kendall8 and Arvilla (Caswell) Whitney, was born 21 Oct 1858, Harrison, Maine, and died 8 Dec 1927, Portland, Maine.

He married firstly, Theresa Althea Brown, daughter of Warren Q. and Ella J. (Bartlett) Brown. She was born about 1884, ME, and died of influenza.

He married secondly, 1919, Cora Alice Brown, daughter of Warren Q. and Ella J. (Bartlett) Brown. She was born about 1886, ME.

Dr. Whitney obtained his preliminary education at Bridgton Academy and finished in 1880. Then he attended Bates College where he graduated in 1884. Having decided his career, he entered Harvard Veterinary College where he graduated with the Doctor of Veterinary Science degree in 1887. He practiced in New Haven, Connecticut for 35 years, building up an extensive reputation. He retired a year before his death.

Dr. Whitney was a member of the American Veterinary Society and served for a time as president of the Connecticut State Veterinary Society. He maintained a constant interest in public affairs and government and was at one time a candidate for Connecticut State Legislature.

He was fitted for college at Bridgton Academy in 1880, and graduated from Bates College, in class of 1884; also from Harvard Veterinary College in 1887, with the degree of V.D.S. He has since resided in New Haven, Conn., where he has gained distinction in his profession, and has been president of the State Veterinary Association.

Children of Harrison9 and Cora Alice (Brown) Whitney:

i. Harrison Bartlett10 Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1921.
ii. Philip Brown Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1922.


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  • 1910, not found.
  • 1920, New Haven Ward 10, New Haven Co., CT: Harrison Whitney, 61; wife Cora, 34; brother-in-law Philip W. Brown, 30.


  • Census records.

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