PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Index to Politicians

White, O to R

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, Olin See J. Olin White
  White, Olin Carl — of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Santa Cruz, Calif., 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  White, Ora L. — of Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  White, Orrin — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1828-29; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 4th District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  White, Orrin — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  White, Oscar — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Otis (b. 1887) — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky. Born in Gilstrap, Butler County, Ky., September 26, 1887. Republican. Butler County Judge, 1927-34; member of Kentucky state senate, 1936-40; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1940-42; Butler County Attorney, 1942-46; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1944. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Woodford H. White and Rose Ann (Cook) White; married to Bettie House.
  White, Parley See J. Parley White
  White, Pat See Patricia H. White
  White, Patricia H. — also known as Pat White — of Poca, Putnam County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 1984, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  White, Patrick S. — of Newark, Wayne County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  White, Paul — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1935, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Paul — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  White, Paul See W. Paul White
  White, Paul — of Van Buren Township, Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Van Buren Township, Michigan, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  White, Paul Bale — also known as Paul B. White — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1940-42, 1954-56, 1958-59, 1961-63. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Paul T. — of Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 4th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  White, Percy See Arthur Percival White
  White, Peter (1820-1908) — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., October 31, 1820. Democrat. Merchant; lawyer; banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Chippewa District, 1857-58; member of Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1875-76; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876, 1888, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1882; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1904-08; died in office 1908. Founder of Cleveland Cliffs mining company. Died in Marquette, Marquette County, Mich., 1908 (age about 87 years). Interment at Presque Isle Park, Marquette, Mich.
  White, Peter A. — of Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Green. Candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Barnstable District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  White, Peter N. — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Three Rivers, Mich., 1950-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Peyton Anthony — of Newport News, Va. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  White, Philip M. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 112th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  White, Philip S. — of Forest Park, Hamilton County, Ohio. Mayor of Forest Park, Ohio, 1966-67. Still living as of 1967.
  White, Phillip — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  White, Phillips (1729-1811) — of New Hampshire. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., October 28, 1729. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1775; state court judge in New Hampshire, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1782. Died June 24, 1811 (age 81 years, 239 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, South Hampton, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Philo (1796-1874) — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Born in 1796. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 17th District, 1848; U.S. Consul in Hamburg, 1849; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1852; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Ecuador, 1853-54; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1854-58. Died in 1874 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  White, Phineas (1770-1847) — of Vermont. Born in Massachusetts, 1770. Democrat. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1821-23. Died in 1847 (age about 77 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Putney, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Phyllis Riffe — of Gilbert, Mingo County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996, 2004 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2004.
  White, Pliny H. — Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  White, Preston — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  White, R. B. — of Franklinton, Franklin County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate, 1903-04, 1915-16 (7th District 1903-04, 6th District 1915-16); delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. C. — of Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa. Postmaster at Glenwood, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. C. Sevier — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
R. Cooper White, Jr. White, R. Cooper, Jr. — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Mayor of Greenville, S.C., 1969-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Image source: City of Greenville
  White, R. E. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. J. — of Paris, Logan County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. L. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. Lyle — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. N. — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Postmaster at Corsicana, Tex., 1849-52. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. N., Sr. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. P. — of Poteau, Le Flore County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. P. — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, R. S. — of Elizabethtown, Bladen County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ralph — of Greentree, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Green Tree, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ralph Lee — also known as Ralph White — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972, 1988 (alternate). Still living as of 1988.
  White, Randy See C. Randy White
  White, Ray B. — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  White, Ray J. — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Mayor of Lewiston, Idaho, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ray L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ray M. — of Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Rebecca See J. Rebecca White
  White, Rebecca I. — also known as Rebecca Irons — of Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Kenova, Wayne County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1995-; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1996. Female. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau. Still living as of 1997.
  Relatives: Daughter of Homer Irons and Lucille (Jarrell) Irons; married to William C. White.
  White, Reese See Jacob Reese White
  White, Richard — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  White, Richard — of Mt. Morris, Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  White, Richard — Physician; Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  White, Richard Alan (b. 1953) — also known as Rick White — of Washington. Born in Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind., November 6, 1953. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1995-99; defeated, 1998. Still living as of 2002.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  White, Richard Crawford (1923-1998) — also known as Richard C. White — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., April 29, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1955-58; U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1965-83. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Bar Association. Died February 18, 1998 (age 74 years, 295 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  White, Richard F. — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Perth Amboy, N.J., 1916-23. Burial location unknown.
  White, Richard J. — of Midlothian, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Midlothian, Illinois, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Rick See Richard Alan White
  White, Rigdon — of Lenoir County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lenoir County, 1807. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert — of Lenoir County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Lenoir County, 1797. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert — of Georgetown, Washington, D.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert (1833-1915) — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va.; Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Romney, Hampshire County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 7, 1833. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; West Virginia state attorney general, 1877-81; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1885, 1891. Presbyterian. Member, United Confederate Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., December 12, 1915 (age 82 years, 308 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Baker White (1794-1862) and Frances Ann (Streit) White; married 1859 to Ellen E. Vass (1839-1921); great-grandnephew of Alexander White (1738-1804).
  Political family: White family of Frederick County, Virginia.
  See also Wikipedia article
  White, Robert — of Ohio County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1885-86, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Hampshire County Democratic Party, 1929; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1931-34. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  White, Robert — of Odessa, Ector County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  White, Robert A. — of Gaston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Gaston County, 1889-90, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert A. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Honorary Consul for Costa Rica in Seattle, Wash., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert Beck (1893-1967) — also known as Robert B. White — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn.; East Corinth, Corinth, Orange County, Vt. Born in East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 14, 1893. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainville; elected 1926, 1928, 1930. Died, from cancer of esophagus, in Barre City Hospital, Barre, Washington County, Vt., November 25, 1967 (age 74 years, 103 days). Interment at East Corinth Cemetery, East Corinth, Corinth, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Fred C. White and Hannah Belle (Reese) White.
  White, Robert C. — of Delaware. Delaware state attorney general, 1895-1901. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert C. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert Carl — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Muncie, Ind., 1907-12. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert Edward (b. 1926) — also known as Robert E. White — of Massachusetts. Born in 1926. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1977-80; El Salvador, 1980. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  White, Robert F. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Mayor of Salem, Ore., 1955-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert J. (born c.1884) — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, about 1884. Democrat. Steelworker; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainville, 1926, 1932. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert J. T. — Secretary of state of Arkansas, 1864-73. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert L. — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Durham, 1908; first selectman of Durham, Connecticut, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  White, Robert P. — of Kentucky. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Roberta H. — of Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  White, Robyn — of Tooele, Tooele County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  White, Rocco — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Roderick (c.1816-1856) — of Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born about 1816. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1845; member of New York state senate 32nd District, 1856; died in office 1856. Died, from stomach cancer, in Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., May 26, 1856 (age about 40 years). Burial location unknown.
  White, Rodger L. — of Waukesha County, Wis. American candidate for Wisconsin state senate 33rd District, 1970; American candidate for Wisconsin state assembly 84th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  White, Roland J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  White, Rollie H., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Mombasa, as of 1943; Kabul, 1944-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ronald Francis (b. 1870) — also known as Ronald F. White — Born in Canada, March 7, 1870. Not U.S. citizen; railway agent; U.S. Consular Agent in Waubaushene, 1898-1900; Midland, 1900-01, 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ronald R. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 48th District, 1978; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  White, Rosa — of Florida. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  White, Rose L. — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  White, Rosie — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  White, Ross — of Sesser, Franklin County, Ill. Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ross — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Weston, W.Va., 1963-64. Still living as of 1964.
  White, Ross E. — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Roy R. — Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Canal Zone, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  White, Ruel — of Hayesville, Clay County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Clay County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  White, Ruel O. — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  White, Russell V. — of Lincoln Park, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Lincoln Park, Mich., 1948-49; defeated, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/white7.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]