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Whitney Allyn McFarlin

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.

Background

  • McFarlin, Whitney Allyn was born on September 25, 1940 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States. Son of Loy Lester and Julia Mae (Collins) McFarlin.

  • Education

    • Student, University Arkansas, 1959. Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Henderson State University, 1963. Mechanical Engineering in Nuclear Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1969.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Texas.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    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.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Gale Smith, March 30, 1958. Children– Allyn Whittington, Carolyn Lee, Michael Collins.
    • father: Loy Lester McFarlin
    • mother: Julia Mae (Collins) McFarlin
    • spouse: Margaret Gale Smith
    • children: Allyn Whittington McFarlin
    • Carolyn Lee McFarlin
    • Michael Collins McFarlin
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