WHITE, Addison, (1824 - 1909)


WHITE, Addison, (cousin of John White), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Abingdon, Washington County, Va., May 1, 1824; received an academic education; was graduated from Princeton College in 1844; engaged in agricultural pursuits and cotton raising; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army; moved to Huntsville, Ala., and resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Huntsville, Ala., February 4, 1909; interment in Maple Hill Cemetery.