John White (Liberal MP)
Born in Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland, in 1811, White came to Canada with his family in 1823 and was educated in Toronto. He served on the council for the Gore District and then on the council for Halton County. White was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Halton in 1851 then again in 1858 and served until Confederation. White was known as a horse breeder, and several horses owned by White and his brother James won the Queen's Plate, including the first running of this event. He also served as captain in the local militia.
- John White (Liberal MP) – Parliament of Canada biography
- HJ Morgan (1869). "The Canadian parliamentary companion". canadiana.org. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
- "John White. Farmer, lumber dealer, member of parliament. 1811-1897.: Halton Images". images.halinet.on.ca. Retrieved 2016-11-27.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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