Campbell P. White

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Campbell Patrick White (November 30, 1787 – February 12, 1859) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Biography[edit]

Born in Ireland, White received a limited education. He immigrated to the United States in 1816 and engaged in mercantile pursuits in New York City.

White was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1829, to October 2, 1835, when he resigned before the 24th United States Congress met. He served as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-third Congress).

White resumed mercantile pursuits. He was appointed quartermaster general of the State militia on January 24, 1831. He served as delegate to the New York State constitutional convention in 1845. He resided in New York City until his death on February 12, 1859. He was interred in St. Paul's Cemetery.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
Jeromus Johnson
Gulian C. Verplanck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district

1829–1835
with Churchill C. Cambreleng (1829–35), Gulian C. Verplanck (1829–33),
Dudley Selden (1833–34), Cornelius Lawrence (1833–34), John J. Morgan (1834–35),
Charles G. Ferris (1834–35), Ely Moore (1835), John McKeon (1835)
Succeeded by
Churchill C. Cambreleng
Gideon Lee
Ely Moore
John McKeon