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WHITE (Soundex W300) — See also CROSWHITE, HEWIT, HEWITT, HITE, WAITE, WATHEN-WHITE, WEET, WEETH, WHEAT, WHET, WHIT, WHITE-SPUNNER, WHITEAKER, WHITED, WHITEFOOT, WHITEFORD, WHITEHALL, WHITEHEAD, WHITEHILL, WHITEHORN, WHITEKER, WHITELAW, WHITELEY, WHITELOCK, WHITELY, WHITEMAN, WHITEMORE, WHITENER, WHITESELL, WHITESHOT, WHITESIDE, WHITEWOLF, WHITT, WHYTE, WIETHE, WIGHT, WIT, WITH, WITHE, WITHEE, WITT, WITTE, WYATT, WYETH, WYTHE.

  White, A. C. — also known as Jack White — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1949-52, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, A. Clyde — of Athens, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Mercer County Democratic Party, 1961-63. Still living as of 1963.
  White, A. E. See Albert Edwin White
  White, A. E. — of Sanford, Lee County, N.C. Mayor of Sanford, N.C., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, A. Grace — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  White, A. Harry (d. 1892) — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Died in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J., February 10, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Blanchard H. White (1864-?).
  White, A. J. — of Tennessee. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  White, A. R. — of Richardson, Dallas County, Tex. Postmaster at Richardson, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  White, A. T. — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  White, Abram H. — of Crystal, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County (1st), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  White, Addison (1824-1909) — of Kentucky. Born in Abingdon, Washington County, Va., May 1, 1824. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1851-53; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., February 4, 1909 (age 84 years, 279 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Ala.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of John White (1802-1845).
  Political family: White family of Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Alan — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Candidate for Governor of Arizona, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  White, Albert — of Juneau, Alaska. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee; member, Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1944. Burial location unknown.
Albert B. White White, Albert Blakeslee (1856-1941) — also known as Albert B. White — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind.; Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 22, 1856. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; banker; vice-president, George Washington Life Insurance Company; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for West Virginia, 1891; Governor of West Virginia, 1901-05; West Virginia State Tax Commissioner, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President); member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1927-30. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died July 3, 1941 (age 84 years, 284 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Emerson Elbridge White and Mary Ann (Sabin) White; married, October 2, 1879, to Agnes Ward.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  White, Albert Edwin (b. 1863) — also known as A. E. White — of Lumberton, Robeson County, N.C. Born in Forsyth County, N.C., January 7, 1863. Democrat. Merchant; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1929-31; member of North Carolina state senate 11th District, 1935. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew J. White and Harriett A. (Jones) White; married 1888 to Ellen Ophelia Fuller.
Albert Smith White White, Albert Smith (1803-1864) — also known as Albert S. White — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Blooming Grove, Orange County, N.Y., October 24, 1803. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1832; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1836; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1837-39, 1861-63 (7th District 1837-39, 8th District 1861-63); U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1839-45; railroad president. Died in Stockwell, Tippecanoe County, Ind., September 4, 1864 (age 60 years, 316 days). Interment at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Harriet Randolph.
  Epitaph: "In All Relations Of Life, Admirable. As a Friend, Sincere. As a Citizen, Public Spirited. As a Lawyer, Honest. As a Legislator, Wise. As a Judge, Without Reproach."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  White, Alex — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Green. Candidate for mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  White, Alexander (1738-1804) — of Frederick County, Va. Born in Orange County, Va., 1738. Lawyer; member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1772-73; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Frederick County, 1782-86, 1788; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Frederick County, 1788; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1789-93 (at-large 1789-91, 1st District 1791-93). Died in Frederick County, Va., September 19, 1804 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Robert White (1688-1752); uncle of Francis White; great-granduncle of Robert White (1833-1915).
  Political family: White family of Frederick County, Virginia.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Alexander White (built 1942, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  White, Alexander — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1847-50. Burial location unknown.
  White, Alexander (1816-1893) — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Born in Tennessee, 1816. Republican. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1851-53, 1873-75 (7th District 1851-53, at-large 1873-75); served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1872. Died in 1893 (age about 77 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  White, Alexander — of Hocking County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Hocking County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  White, Alexander — Chief justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  White, Alexander — of Rock County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Rock County 1st District; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  White, Alexander Colwell (1833-1906) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1833. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1885-87. Died in 1906 (age about 73 years). Interment at Brookville Cemetery, Brookville, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Alfred R. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  White, Allan — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for Kansas state senate 24th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  White, Allison (1816-1886) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1816. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1857-59. Died in 1886 (age about 70 years). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Lock Haven, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Alpheus — of Wayne County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 1st District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  White, Alton M. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Candidate for mayor of Tampa, Fla., 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  White, Ambrose — of Lincoln County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lincoln County, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  White, Amos O. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  White, Amza — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Bluffton, Ind., 1856-60. Burial location unknown.
  White, Andrew — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  White, Andrew — of Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
Andrew D. White White, Andrew Dickson (1832-1918) — also known as Andrew D. White — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., November 7, 1832. Republican. University professor; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1864-67; co-founder and first president of Cornell University, 1867-79 and 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 (alternate), 1884, 1912; Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1879-81; Russia, 1892-94; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1897-1902. Member, American Historical Association; American Philosophical Society. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., November 4, 1918 (age 85 years, 362 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; statue at Arts Quad, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Horace White (1802-1860) and Clara (Dickson) White (1811-1882); married 1859 to Mary A. Outwater (died 1887); married 1890 to Helen Magill; uncle of Horace White (1865-1943); grandson of Andrew Dickson.
  Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
  Cross-reference: Albert Henry Washburn
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Andrew D. White (built 1942, scrapped 1962) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
  White, Anita — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  White, Anita A. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  White, Ann — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 44th District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.
  White, Anna Wilson — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  White, Anthony J. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Archers C. — of Allegany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur — of Vinton, Benton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur H. — U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur James — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1916-20. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur M. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Warden (borough president) of Guilford, Connecticut, 1911-20; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1918, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur P. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  White, Arthur Percival (1889-1963) — also known as Percy White — of Wicomico County, Md. Born in Powellville, Wicomico County, Md., December 27, 1889. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1927-30. Died in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., May 10, 1963 (age 73 years, 134 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of King Valentine Dennis White and Virginia Emily (Tilghman) White (1852-1892); brother of Wallace Henry White; married, April 26, 1919, to Julia Doremus McPherson (1896-1968); nephew of Edward Southey White; uncle of Edward Homer White, Jr.; first cousin of John Edward White, Frederick Paul Adkins and Elijah Dale Adkins; first cousin once removed of Bertha Sheppard Adkins and Elijah Dale Adkins, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Merrill Henry Tilghman (1875-1927); second cousin thrice removed of Littleton Dennis and John Dennis (1771-1806); third cousin twice removed of Littleton Purnell Dennis and John Dennis (1807-1859).
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  White, Asa — of New Cumberland, Cumberland County, Pa. Postmaster at New Cumberland, Pa., 1827-39. Burial location unknown.
  White, Asa — of Le Sueur County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  White, Augusta — of Fairfax, Atchison County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  White, Mrs. Aurora L. — of East Las Vegas (now part of Las Vegas), San Miguel County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  White, B. F. — of Linn County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  White, B. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  White, Barb Davis — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  White, Barbara — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  White, Barbara — of Purdy, Barry County, Mo.; Cassville, Barry County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  White, Barrie M. (b. 1923) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in New York, 1923. Delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56. Still living as of 1956.
  White, Bartow (1776-1862) — of New York. Born in New York, 1776. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1825-27. Died in 1862 (age about 86 years). Interment at Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery, Fishkill, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Bartow F. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1831-32, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ben B., Jr. — of Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Benjamin (1790-1860) — of Montville, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Maine, 1790. Democrat. Farmer; member of Maine state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Maine 5th District, 1843-45. Died in 1860 (age about 70 years). Interment at Halldale Cemetery, North Montville, Montville, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Benjamin F., Jr. — of Westwood, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Norfolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  White, Benjamin Franklin (1833-1920) — of Montana. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., December 3, 1833. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; member of Montana territorial legislature, 1882-83; Governor of Montana Territory, 1889; Speaker of the Montana State House of Representatives, 1902-04; member of Montana state senate, 1904-08. Episcopalian. Died in Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont., December 4, 1920 (age 87 years, 1 days). Interment somewhere in Dillon, Mont.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  White, Benjamin H. — of Groveland, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  White, Benjamin H., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1977, 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  White, Benjamin Leland — also known as Benjamin L. White — of Marceline, Linn County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1909-10; member of Missouri state senate 6th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  White, Benjamin P. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  White, Bernice E. — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  White, Bertha Hale — Socialist. Candidate for Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1922. Female. Burial location unknown.
  White, Bette Graham — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 121st District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  White, Betty — of Arkansas. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  White, Beverly — of Pierce County, Wis. Prohibition candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Pierce County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  White, Beverly J. — of Tooele, Tooele County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972 (alternate), 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  White, Bill — of Taylorsville, Alexander County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Alexander County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Bill See William Howard White
  White, Bill See William White
  White, Blanchard H. (b. 1864) — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Springfield Township, Burlington County, N.J., June 30, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1910-12; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1913-15, 1920-21. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Improved Order of Red Men. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin White; brother of A. Harry White (1851?-1892).
  White, Bob — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 108th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  White, Bob — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  White, Bob — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Fayetteville, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  White, Bouck — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  White, Broughton — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  White, Bruce — of Kent, King County, Wash. Candidate in primary for mayor of Kent, Wash., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  White, Bruce D. — Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  White, Bruce Welborn — also known as Bruce W. White — of Union, Union County, S.C. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state senate from Union County, 1947-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Byron Raymond (1917-2002) — also known as Byron R. White; "Whizzer" — of Denver, Colo. Born in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo., June 8, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Rhodes scholar; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1962-93. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Professional football player for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1938 and for the Detroit Lions in 1940; lead the league in rushing both years; his $15,800 salary was then the highest ever paid a player in the National Football League. Died, of complications from pneumonia, in Denver, Colo., April 15, 2002 (age 84 years, 311 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, Colo.
  Cross-reference: Rex E. Lee
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Byron R. White: Dennis J. Hutchinson, The Man Who Once Was Whizzer White : A Portrait of Justice Byron R. White


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