Joseph W. White

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Joseph Worthington White
Hon. Joseph W. White, Ohio - NARA - 525458.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865
Preceded byWilliam P. Cutler
Succeeded byJohn Bingham
Personal details
Born(1822-10-02)October 2, 1822
Cambridge, Ohio
DiedAugust 6, 1892(1892-08-06) (aged 69)
Cambridge, Ohio
Resting placeSouth Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCambridge Academy

Joseph Worthington White (October 2, 1822 – August 6, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cambridge, Ohio, White attended the common schools and Cambridge Academy. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1844, and commenced practice in Cambridge. He served as prosecuting attorney of Guernsey County 1845-1847. He served as mayor of Cambridge. He served as delegate to the 1860 Democratic National Convention.

White was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865). He was an unsuccessful for reelection in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Cambridge, Ohio, August 6, 1892. He was interred in the South Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Joseph W. White (id: W000384)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William P. Cutler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Bingham