Vermel Whalen

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Vermel Whalen
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 12th district
In office
Preceded byJohn D. Thompson, Jr.
Succeeded byJohn E. Barnes, Jr.
Personal details
Vermel Marie Scott

(1928-06-28)June 28, 1928
Portageville, Missouri
DiedMarch 13, 2013(2013-03-13) (aged 84)
Cleveland, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic

Vermel Marie Whalen (née Scott; June 28, 1928 – March 13, 2013) was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, serving a Cleveland area district from 1986-1998.[1]

Whelan was born in Portageville, Missouri and went to the local high school there. She moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Whelan went to Dyke College, University of Georgia, and Cleveland State University where she received her certificates. Whelan served as a nurse in Cleveland. She was the administrator of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act for the city of Cleveland. Whelan also served as assistant administrator for the city recreation department. She died in 2013 of cancer in Cleveland, Ohio.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved November 9, 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Vermel M. Whelan spent 12 years in the Ohio House: new obituary
  3. ^ In Memoriam Vermel M. Whelan

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