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John Albert Whitaker

congressman

John Albert Whitaker, American congressman. member 81st Congress (1949-1951), 2d Kentucky District; Member American Legion, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Rotarian.

Background

Whitaker, John Albert was born on October 31, 1901 in Russellville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Arthur and Annie B. (James) Whitaker.

Education

Educated public schools and Bethel College, Russellville, and University of Kentucky.

Career

County attorney, Logan County, Kentucky, 1928-1948. Elected member 80th Congress, 1948, to fill unexpired term. Member 81st Congress (1949-1951), 2d Kentucky District.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive lieutenant It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Member 81st Congress (1949-1951), 2d Kentucky District. Member American Legion, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Married Helen Dent, 1931.

father:
Arthur Whitaker

mother:
Annie B. (James) Whitaker

spouse:
Helen Dent