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Brown Lee Whatley

Brown Lee Whatley, American mortgage banker, realtor.


  • Whatley, Brown Lee was born on March 19, 1900 in Ashland, Alabama, United States. Son of Madison Hayne and Ola (Northen) Whatley.

  • Education

    • Student, Riverside Military Academy, 1917-1919, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, 1919-1920, Art Students League New York, 1920-1921, U. Ga.


    • President Whatley, Davin & Company, St. Nicholas Park Company, San Marco Pl. President Stockton, Whatley, Davin & Company, Jacksonville, 1946-1960, Chairman of the Board, mem. Director General American Oil Corporation of Tex.

      President Arvida Realty Sales Inc., Miami, 1961-1972, chairman, 1972-1977. Director Fla; Bankers (Miami), Miami (Miami).


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Duval County (Florida) Board Public Instruction, 1933-1945. Member committee government expenditures United States Chamber of Commerce, 1958-1962. Member Jacksonville Committee One Hundred, 1961-1982, National Board Federal City Council, Washington, 1964-1980.

    Member Jacksonville Board Realtors (president 1943), Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce (director), Florida State Chamber of Commerce., Mortgage Bankers Association American (president 1952-1953, life.


    • Married Marion Harlan, June 4, 1924. Children: Brown L., Marion H. Whatley Law.
    • father: Madison Hayne Whatley
    • mother: Ola (Northen) Whatley
    • spouse: Marion Harlan
    • children: Brown L. Whatley
    • Marion H. Whatley Law Whatley
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    Born March 19, 1900