John D. White

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John D. White
A man with dark, wavy hair and bushy sideburns wearing a black jacket and bowtie and white shirt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Preceded by Elijah Phister
Succeeded by William P. Taulbee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Preceded by George Madison Adams
Succeeded by Thomas Turner
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Preceded by Thomas Turner
Succeeded by William W. Culbertson
Personal details
Born (1849-01-16)January 16, 1849
Clay County, Kentucky
Died January 5, 1920(1920-01-05) (aged 70)
Clay County, Kentucky
Political party Republican
Relations Son of John White
Alma mater University of Kentucky
University of Michigan
Profession Lawyer

John Daugherty White (January 16, 1849 - January 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, nephew of John White.

Born near Manchester in Clay County, Kentucky, White attended a private school until 1865 and Eminence (Kentucky) College and the University of Kentucky at Lexington until 1870. He was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1872. He also attended the medical department of the same institution. He was admitted to the bar by the Kentucky Court of Appeals in 1875 and practiced.

White was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877). He declined to be a candidate for renomination. He served as chairman of the Kentucky Republican State convention at Louisville in 1879. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1879 and 1880. He resigned in 1880. Endorsed and reelected without opposition during the sitting of the legislature. He served as delegate to the 1880 Republican National Convention. He was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate in 1881.

White was elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1884 and resumed the practice of law in Louisville, Kentucky. He was an unsuccessful candidate of the State Prohibition Party for Governor of Kentucky in 1903. He was an unsuccessful candidate of the Progressive Party for judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals in 1912. He died near Manchester, Kentucky, January 5, 1920. He was interred in the family burying ground near Manchester, Kentucky.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George M. Adams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th congressional district

1875 – 1877
Succeeded by
Thomas Turner
Preceded by
Thomas Turner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th congressional district

1881 – 1883
Succeeded by
William Culbertson
Preceded by
Elijah Phister
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 10th congressional district

1883 – 1885
Succeeded by
William P. Taulbee