(March 3, 1813 — June 29, 1873) Whiting was a teacher, lawyer, and politician. William Whiting was born in Concord, Massachusetts and attended Concord Academy. Whiting graduated from Harvard University and taught school in Plymouth, Massachusetts. After graduating from the law department of Harvard in 1838, he was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Boston. Whiting was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1873 until his death on June 29, 1873.
[Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/W000417]
Massachusetts Delegation - United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act