William Collins Whitney

William Collins Whitney bio

Birth Name: William Collins Whitney

Occupation: Business Executive

Place Of Birth: Massachusetts

Date Of Birth: July 5, 1841

Date Of Death: February 2, 1904

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Collins Whitney was born on the 5th of July, 1841. He was known for being a Business Executive. Remembered as both a politician and a successful businessman, this conservative “Bourbon” Democrat served as President Grover Cleveland’s first Secretary of the Navy and made his fortune in the legal, railway, steel, coal, financial, and horse racing industries.

William Collins Whitney was born in Massachusetts. After graduating from Yale University in the early 1860s, he pursued a law degree at Harvard College. Over the course of his life, he bred nearly thirty American race-winning horses.

William Collins Whitney was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Collins Whitney was born in 1840s.

William Collins Whitney is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Collins Whitney’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Collins Whitney’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, William Collins Whitney kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

William Collins Whitney was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Collins Whitney
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: William Collins Whitney was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: William Collins Whitney was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: William Collins Whitney had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

William Collins Whitney’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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