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White family of Syracuse, New York

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  Andrew Dickson — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918).
  Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
Andrew D. White Andrew Dickson White (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 (1836-1887); married 1890 to Helen Magill (1853-1944); 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 at Sausalito, California; scrapped 1962) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
Horace White Horace White (1865-1943) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., October 7, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1896-1908 (36th District 1896-1906, 38th District 1907-08); Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1909-10; Governor of New York, 1910-11. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., November 26, 1943 (age 78 years, 50 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Horace Keep White (1835-1916) and Marion (Strong) White (1844-1875); married 1903 to Jane (Lines) Denison (died 1937); nephew of Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918).
  Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
  See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
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