Press Cuttings

Scope and Content

Section contains press-cuttings which regard the career and personal life of J. H. Whitley and his family.

The press cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley (JHW/6/1) highlight Whitley's career achievements from before his Speakership, then at the election of his Speakership, followed by his retirement from the Speakership and his post-Speakership career. The section containing obituaries and tributes to Whitley emphasise his political achievements.

The press cuttings concerning J. H. Whitley's Family (JHW/6/2) reflects significant moments in Whitley's personal life, such as the death of his step-mother, the marriage of his eldest daughter and the death of his first wife.

This section gives a useful overview of Whitley's impact through the reaction of the media to many aspects of his life.

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