William Whitney

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William Whitney may refer to:

  • William Channing Whitney (1851–1945), American architect
  • William Collins Whitney (1841–1904), American politician, financier, founder of the prominent Whitney family, US Secretary of the Navy
  • William Dwight Whitney (1827–1894), American linguist, philologist, and lexicographer who edited The Century Dictionary
  • William M. Whitney (1828–1900s), American politician, member of Illinois House of Representatives
  • Payne Whitney (William Payne Whitney, 1876–1927), American businessman, philanthropist, racehorse breeder and owner

See also[edit]

  • Bill Whitney (Willard Whitney), U.S. journalist
  • William Witney (1915–2002), American director of serials and westerns sometimes billed as William Whitney