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

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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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referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. Wallace H. White ALS, 1920. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wallace H. White Papers, 1915-1948, (bulk 1917-1931) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974, 1915-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. Wallace H. White papers, 1915-1948 (bulk 1917-1931). Library of Congress
creatorOf White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. Wallace H. White papers, 1880-1952. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dyer, Isaac W. (Isaac Watson), 1855-1937. Papers, [ca. 1863-1916]. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wright, John W. John W. Wright papers, 1929,1931-1932. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Sherman, Thomas Henry, 1842-. Letters to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1928-1931. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. Wallace H. White autograph collection, 1780-1954. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Diaries Files. 1947 - 1953. 1947. 1947 - 1953. Diary Entry of Harry S. Truman
referencedIn McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944. Charles Linza McNary papers, 1921-1944. Library of Congress
creatorOf Merrill family. Merrill family correspondence, 1887-1960. University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Slemp, C. Bascom (Campbell Bascom), 1870-1943. Papers of C. Bascom Slemp [manuscript], 1866-1944. University of Virginia. Library
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correspondedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 person
correspondedWith Brewster, Owen, 1888-1961 person
correspondedWith Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 person
correspondedWith Colby, Bainbridge, 1869-1950 person
correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Dyer, Isaac W. (Isaac Watson), 1855-1937. person
associatedWith Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911. person
correspondedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
correspondedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
correspondedWith Jordan, Fritz H. person
correspondedWith King, William, 1768-1852 person
correspondedWith Lane, Franklin K. person
correspondedWith Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928 person
correspondedWith Loeffler, Carl A. person
associatedWith Maine. corporateBody
correspondedWith McCormick, Medill, 1877-1925 person
correspondedWith McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944. person
associatedWith Merrill family. family
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831 person
associatedWith Parris, Albion K. (Albion Keith), 1788-1857 person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Sherman, Thomas Henry, 1842- person
associatedWith Slemp, C. Bascom (Campbell Bascom), 1870-1943. person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
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associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith White family. family
associatedWith Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862 person
correspondedWith Wright, John W. person
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Saint Lawrence Seaway
United States
Lewiston (Me.)
Passamaquoddy Bay (N.B. and Me.)
Maine
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United States
North America
Maine
United States
Saint Lawrence Seaway.
Auburn (Me.)
Passamaquoddy Bay (N.B. and Me.)
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Birth 1877-08-06

Death 1952-03-31

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