Party affiliation: Republican
Whitney Allyn McFarlin, American health care executive. Registered professional engineer, Texas. Vice chairman Minnesota High Technology Council, Minneapolis, 1982-1985; member health science advisory committee University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1983-1985, advisory committee Institute of Technology, 1980-1982; corporation chairman for United Way, Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, 1982.
Deputy director Cyclotron Institute Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, Texas, 1964-1971. Engineering manager Tracor Inc., Austin, 1971-1976, Beckman Institute Inc., Irvine, California, 1976-1977. Executive vice president Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, 1977-1985.
President, chief executive officer Everest & Jennings Internat, Los Angeles, since 1985, also director.