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Naval officer

John Esten Whelchel, American naval officer. Served in United States Ship Rochester, Atlantic convoy duty, World War I; Member Sweet Potato Growers Association (president).

Background

Whelchel, John Esten was born on April 1, 1898 in Hogansville, Georgia, United States. Son of Jasper Esten and Louise (Longstreet) Whelchel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, United States Naval Academy, 1919.

Career

February 28, 1941); children—Laurel Denmead, Louise Longstreet, John Esten. Married second, Marion Payne, October 20, 1946.

Membership

Served in United States Ship Rochester, Atlantic convoy duty, World War I. Member Sweet Potato Growers Association (president).

Connections

Married Virginia Hoover, May 29, 1920 (deceased.; married second, Marion Payne, October 20, 1946. Children: Laurel Denmead, Louise Longstreet, John Esten.

father:
Jasper Esten Whelchel

mother:
Louise (Longstreet) Whelchel

spouses:
Marion Payne

Virginia Hoover

children:
Laurel Denmead Whelchel

Louise Longstreet Whelchel

John Esten Whelchel