Milo White

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Milo White (Minnesota Congressman)

Milo White (August 17, 1830 – May 18, 1913) was a United States Representative from Minnesota.

White was born in Fletcher, Franklin County, Vermont on August 17, 1830. He attended the local schools and Bakersfield Academy. He moved to Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minnesota in 1855 and engaged in mercantile pursuits.

He was chairman of Chatfield's board of supervisors when the city was organized in 1858. He served in the Minnesota State Senate from 1872 to 1876, and again from 1881 to 1882. He was elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth congresses (March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887). After leaving Congress he resumed his mercantile pursuits.

White was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1898 to the Fifty-sixth congress. He served as mayor of Chatfield for several terms, and also served as a member of the Chatfield school board.

White died in Chatfield on May 18, 1913. He was buried at Chatfield Cemetery in Chatfield.


  • United States Congress. "Milo White (id: W000387)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Milo White at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mark H. Dunnell
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 1st congressional district
1883 – 1887
Succeeded by
Thomas Wilson