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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 U., College Station, Texas, 1964-1971;engineering manager, Tracor Inc., Austin, Texas, 1971-1976;engineering manager, 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, Everest & Jennings Internat, Los Angeles.

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.