14 January 1916|
Millinocket, Maine, United States
9 November 1992 (aged 76)|
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Joe Whalen (1916–1992) was an American tennis player in the 1930s who won a number of championships; he was originally from Millinocket, Maine, but grew up in Miami, Florida.
During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Purple Heart. Afterwards, he promoted professional tennis, and served as a teaching pro at a number of clubs. He founded and ran a tennis court construction company in Jacksonville, Florida until his retirement.
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