WHITE, Phillips, (1729 - 1811)


WHITE, Phillips, a Delegate from New Hampshire; born in Haverhill, Mass., on October 28, 1729; completed preparatory studies and attended Harvard College; during the French and Indian War was an officer in the colonial army at Lake George in 1755; moved to New Hampshire; member of the State house of representatives 1775-1782, and served as speaker in 1775 and 1782; probate judge of Rockingham County, N.H., 1776-1790; Member of the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783; councilor 1792-1794; retired to his farm near South Hampton, N.H.; died in South Hampton on June 24, 1811; interment in the Old Cemetery.