White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), 1877-

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Dates:
Birth 1877-08-06
Death 1952-03-31
English

Biographical notes:

Resident of Auburn, Me.; U.S. Congressman and Senator.

From the description of Wallace H. White autograph collection, 1780-1954. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 471494500

U.S. Representative from Maine.

From the description of Wallace H. White ALS, 1920. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977466

U.S. representative and senator from Maine.

From the description of Wallace H. White papers, 1915-1948 (bulk 1917-1931). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009864

Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator, and diplomat, of Lewiston and Auburn, Me.; b. Wallace Humphrey White, Jr., d. 1952.

From the description of Wallace H. White papers, 1880-1952. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979490

Biographical Note

  • 1877, Aug. 16: Born, Lewiston, Maine
  • 1899: A.B., Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
  • 1899 - 1903 : Studied law at Columbia University, New York, N.Y., and with Cotton and White, Washington, D.C.; served as assistant clerk of United States Senate Committee on Commerce; and later as secretary to Senator William P. Frye
  • 1902: Admitted to bar, District of Columbia
  • 1903: Admitted to bar, Maine; began practice at Lewiston, Maine, with White and Carter, of which firm his father was senior member
  • 1917: Married Nina Lumbard Lunn
  • 1917 - 1931 : Member, United States House of Representatives
  • 1931 - 1949 : Republican senator from Maine
  • 1952, Mar. 31: Died, Auburn, Maine

From the guide to the Wallace H. White Papers, 1915-1948, (bulk 1917-1931), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Hydroelectric power plants
  • Military policy
  • Neutrality--United States
  • Interstate commerce
  • Communication
  • Maritime concerns
  • Fisheries--United States
  • Fisheries
  • Tariff--United States
  • Tariff
  • Taxation
  • Neutrality
  • Hydroelectric power plants--Maine
  • Merchant marine--United States
  • Wood-pulp industry
  • Communications--United States
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Bays
  • Veterans--United States
  • Veterans
  • Senators, U.S. Congress
  • Vacations
  • Taxation--United States
  • Military readiness
  • Tidal power
  • Merchant marine
  • Military policy--United States
  • Bays--Maine
  • Interstate commerce--United States
  • Maritime concerns--United States
  • Conservation of natural resources--United States
  • Waterways--North America
  • Waterways

Occupations:

  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Maine
  • Legislators--United States
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Maine

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Saint Lawrence Seaway (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Lewiston (Me.) (as recorded)
  • Passamaquoddy Bay (N.B. and Me.) (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Saint Lawrence Seaway. (as recorded)
  • Auburn (Me.) (as recorded)
  • Passamaquoddy Bay (N.B. and Me.) (as recorded)