(III) Frederic D., son of William and Caroline A. (Davenport) Whitwell, was born in Geneva, New York, September 2, 1876. He was a student at the Geneva high school, then at Hobart College and was graduated with honor from both institutions. Admitted to the bar, November 17, 1903, he immediately established himself in practice in Geneva, where he is rapidly acquiring a large clientele. Prior to commencing the study of law he was a tutor of Latin and Greek in the Geneva high school. He is an active worker in the interests of the Republican party, has served as a representative of the executive committee of the direct primaries, and was a civil service commissioner for three years. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity, the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity, the Kanadasaga Club and the Episcopal church.
Mr. Whitwell is unmarried.