Wilbur M. White
|Wilbur McKee White|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933
|Preceded by||William W. Chalmers|
|Succeeded by||Warren J. Duffey|
February 22, 1890|
|Died||December 31, 1973
|Resting place||Hillsboro Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Marietta College|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Born near Hillsboro, Ohio, White was educated in the rural schools and the Hillsboro High School. Marietta College, (Ohio) College, M.A., 1914. He engaged in teaching at Marietta, Ohio, in 1914 and 1915. Correspondent for a Dayton, Ohio, newspaper in 1916. He served in the United States Army on the Mexican border as a private and first sergeant in Company H, Third Ohio Infantry, in 1916. During the First World War served from August 15, 1917, as a first lieutenant and later as a captain in the Three Hundred and Thirty-second Regiment, United States Infantry, in Italy and France. Associated with the Toledo Times in 1919 and served as managing editor 1925-1930 and associate editor in 1930 and 1931.
White was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second Congress (March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 and for election in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress. He was employed in a glass manufacturing concern in 1933. He served as secretary and as executive director of the Safety Glass Association 1934-1958. He engaged in independent highway safety work 1958-1961. He died in Chillicothe, Ohio, December 31, 1973. He was interred in Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Ohio.
- Wilbur M. White at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Wilbur M. White at Find a Grave
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