Biography of John J. White
Oswego County, NY Biographies





White, John J., a native of the town of New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland was born November 9, 1850, and is a son of Jeremiah and Mary Frances White, who came to this country in 1851, while their son was an infant. They settled in Oswego, where the father still resides. John J. White was educated in the district schools, supplemented by a commercial education. He studied law with Marsh & Webb, then one of the leading law firms of northern New York, and was admitted April 3, 1873, at Rochester. He immediately formed a partnership with S. A. Webb, which continued until January 1, 1876, when he was elected justice of the peace, and served four years. Since that time he has practiced alone. Mr. White was a Democrat in politics up to the year 1884, since which date he has affiliated with the Republican party. In 18- he was the opposing candidate to Recorder Bulger, and contested the election.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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