WHITE, Cecil Fielding, (1900 - 1992)


WHITE, Cecil Fielding, a Representative from California; born in Temple, Bell County, Tex., December 12, 1900; attended the public schools of Fort Smith, Ark.; at sixteen years of age joined the United States Army and served on the Mexican border; went to France as a sergeant in the One Hundred and Forty-second Field Artillery, Thirty-ninth Division, 1916-1919; worked in the Los Angeles office of a cotton broker; associated with cotton mills in California, Arkansas and Tennessee; owner and operator of the Cecil F. White Ranches, Inc., Devils Den, Calif.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; was a resident of San Francisco, Calif., until his death on March 29, 1992.