- Wheelock Whitney, Jr.
Wheelock "Whee" Whitney, Jr. is a
Minneapolisphilanthropist [ [http://www.rotarympls9.org/ma_friday.asp?DocID=921 Biographical notes retrieved in 2008] ] and politician who attended Phillips Andoverwith George H.W. Bush[ [http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1122141.ece Article from English-language Norwegian paper "Aftenposten"] ] . He was the 1964 Republican nominee for U.S. Senatefrom Minnesota, losing to Eugene McCarthy, and he was the Republican nominee for governor of Minnesotain 1982 [ [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitney.html Listing at Political Graveyardwebsite] ] losing to Rudy Perpich.
He was part-
ownerand president of the Minnesota Vikings footballteam for a number of years [ [http://www.rotarympls9.org/ma_friday.asp?DocID=921 'ibid'] ] . Whitney is currently married to Kathleen A. Blatz, the former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Wheelock Whitney has been involved with the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing for many years. His best known horse was Quicken Tree, a California runner in the 1960s whose wins included the
Santa Anita Handicap. [ [http://www.pedigreequery.com/quicken+tree PedigreeQuery website listing] ]
he has a farm named promis hils
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