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Albert Smith White (October 24, 1803 – September 4, 1864) was a United States federal judge.
White was born in Blooming Grove, New York. He graduated from Union College in 1822. He read law in 1825. He was in private practice of law in New York from 1825 to 1829. He was in private practice of law in Lafayette, Indiana from 1829 to 1836. He was an Assistant clerk, Indiana House of Representatives from 1830 to 1831. He was a Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana in 1832. He was a Clerk, Indiana House of Representatives from 1832 to 1835. He was a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1837 to 1839. He was a U.S. Senator from Indiana from 1839 to 1845. He was in private practice of law in Stockwell, Indiana from 1845 to 1861. He was a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1861 to 1863. He was a Commissioner to settle claims resulting from the Sioux Indian Massacre in 1863.
White was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the District of Indiana. White was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln on January 14, 1864, to a seat vacated by Caleb B. Smith. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 18, 1864, and received commission the same day. White's service was terminated on September 4, 1864, due to death.
He died in Stockwell, Indiana.
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