Samuel White (Massachusetts)

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Samuel White
Member of the Governors Council
for the Province of Massachusetts Bay[1]
In office
1767–1769
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
May 30, 1759,[2]
May 25, 1764,[2]
May 29, 1765[2] – May 28, 1760,[2]
June 1, 1764,[2]
May 28, 1766,[2]
Preceded by Thomas Hubbard
Timothy Ruggles
Thomas Clap[2]
Succeeded by James Otis, Sr.
Thomas Clap
James Otis, Jr.[2]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
for Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts[1]
In office
1749, 1756, 1764[1] – 1753, 1759, 1765[1]
Personal details
Born April 2, 1710[1]
Weymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony[1]
Died March 20, 1769[1]
Spouse(s) Prudence Williams (m. November 1735)[1] d. June 8th, 1808 at age 98 in Norton, Massachusetts[3]
Residence Taunton, Massachusetts Bay Colony.[1]
Alma mater Harvard 1731[1]
Occupation Lawyer[1]

Samuel White (April 2, 1710 – March 20, 1769) was a prominent lawyer in the Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Biography[edit]

White was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts to Samuel and Ann (Bingley) White, .[1]

Marriage[edit]

In November 1735 White married Prudence Williams daughter of Samuel Williams of Taunton, Massachusetts.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Davis, William Thomas (1895), Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume II, Boston, MA: The Boston History Company, p. 149. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Caphen, Nahum (1847), The Massachusetts State Record and Year Book of General Information 1847, Boston, MA: James French, p. 34. 
  3. ^ White Family Bible, 1748 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Hubbard
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
May 30, 1759–May 28, 1760
Succeeded by
James Otis, Sr.
Preceded by
Timothy Ruggles
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
May 25, 1764-June 1, 1764
Succeeded by
Thomas Clap
Preceded by
Thomas Clap
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
May 29, 1765-May 28, 1766
Succeeded by
James Otis, Jr.
Preceded by
Massachusetts State Representative
for Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts

1749–1753
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Massachusetts State Representative
for Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts

1756–1759
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Massachusetts State Representative
for Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts

1764–1765
Succeeded by