Son of Robert Shaw Whitney and Emily Hicks. Salmon went by Sam or S.D. because of his difficult name.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and has the three links on his headstone: Fellowship, Love and Trust.
He married Mary Louise Andersen on May 9th, 1894.
Their children were: Martha "Mattie" Emeline Whitney (MacCullough) Edna Dawne Whitney (Kentish) Clarence Edward Whitney Lillian "Lil" Susan Whitney (Remelsberger) Gladys Marie Whitney (Harty) Robert Neville Whitney