William Fairfield Whiting (born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, on July 20, 1864, died August 31, 1936) was United States Secretary of Commerce August 22, 1928 to March 4, 1929, during the last months of the administration of Calvin Coolidge.
Whiting was the son of Massachusetts politician and businessman William Whiting. When his father who organized the Whiting Paper Company became president of that business, William Fairfield Whiting became treasure. When his father died William F. Whiting became president of the Whiting Paper Compant and his brother Samuel Raynor Whiting became treasurer.
Whiting is interred in Forestdale Cemetery along with his parents.