Hamilton County


Whitley Maynard Hemingway




Whitley Maynard Hemingway was born Oct. 21, 1915 to Max Maynard and Grace B. Whitley Hemingway. He died June 22, 2006 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Webster City, IA.

Whitley served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Son of Max & Grace (Whitley) Hemingway.
Married to: 1. Mary Carolyn Alexander on 7-8-1947 at Webster City, IA.
2. Elsie Mae (Zeihan) O'Connor on 2-12-1994.
WW II Veteran - US Navy.
He practiced law in Webster City, IA. until 2004.
He was a former city attorney, district judicial and district Boy Scout Commissioner, a former trustee of the Kendall Young Library and the William Morrison Charitable Trust. He was a longtime member of the Webster City Rotary Club; Elks Lodge; Iowa National Heritage Association;, President's Club of the University of Iowa Alumni Association; Terrace Hill Society;, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church; Webster City Country Club; American, Iowa and Hamilton County Bar Associations. He had ridden motorcycles since 1928 and on four continents and won several Iowa championships in road and track events for motorcycles and sports cars. He was a member of the Iowa Motorcyclist Hall of Fame; a member of several motorcycle clubs, including The Omaha Chapter of Antique Motorcycles Club of America; BMW owners and a life member of the American Motorcyclist Association; Phi Kappa Psi and Phi Delta Phi fraternities.

Source: ancestry.com