Joseph W. White
|Joseph Worthington White|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
March 4, 1863 – March 4, 1865
|Preceded by||William P. Cutler|
|Succeeded by||John Bingham|
October 2, 1822|
|Died||August 6, 1892
|Resting place||South Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Cambridge Academy|
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.
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