Harry Oliver White

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Harry Oliver White
Member of Parliament
for Middlesex East
In office
June 1945 – April 1962
Personal details
Born (1895-01-06)6 January 1895
Glanworth, Ontario
Died 4 September 1987(1987-09-04) (aged 92)
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Dollie Pearl Page Tye
m. 14 Feb 1923[1]
Profession farmer

Harry Oliver White (6 January 1895 – 4 September 1987) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Glanworth, Ontario and became a farmer by career. White served in World War I with the 63rd Field Battery, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

He won five consecutive elections at the Middlesex East riding from the 1945 federal election through the 1958 election. After completing his fifth term, the 24th Canadian Parliament, White left federal politics and did not seek another term in office.

He died in 1987 and is interred in Westminster, Ontario.[2]


  1. ^ Roberts, C.G.D.; Tunnell, A.L. (1966). The Canadian Who's who. University of Toronto Press. ISSN 0068-9963. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "ON: Christ Church Anglican Cemetery (Harry O WHITE), CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project". geneofun.on.ca. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 

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