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Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd district
In office
December 7, 1863 – March 3, 1867
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Daniel Polsley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
Preceded by Henry A. Edmundson
Succeeded by District eliminated
Personal details
Born (1821-05-06)May 6, 1821
Utica, New York, US
Died May 20, 1876(1876-05-20) (aged 55)
Point Pleasant, West Virginia, US
Political party Unionist
Unconditional Unionist
Republican
Profession Politician, Lumberman
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service West Virginia Militia
Years of service 1861-1863
Rank major
Unit 9th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley (May 6, 1821 – May 20, 1876) was a nineteenth-century lumberman and congressman from Virginia before the American Civil War and West Virginia after the state's creation. During the Civil War, Whaley was major of the 9th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry and captured during a Confederate raid, but escaped his captors.

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