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Basil Lee Whitener

  • Birth 14 May 1915 York County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1989 Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 8059913

US Congressman. A member of the North Carolina state house of representatives in 1941, he resigned in 1942 to serve in the United States Navy during World War II. A gunnery officer, he achieved the rank of Lieutenant. In 1957, he was elected to represent North Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, serving until 1969.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 4 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8059913
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Basil Lee Whitener (14 May 1915–20 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8059913, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .