Charles Orville WHITLEY, Congress, NC (1927-2002)


WHITLEY, Charles Orville, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Siler City, Chatham County, N.C., January 3, 1927; graduated from Siler City High School, Siler City, N.C., 1943; B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1949, LL.B., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1950; M.A., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1974; United States Army, 1944-1946; United States Army Reserve, 1947-1952; lawyer, private practice; Mount Olive, N.C., town attorney, 1961-1967; staff, United States Representative David Henderson of North Carolina, 1961-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-December 31, 1986); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; consultant; died on October 27, 2002, in Durham, N.C.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present