Biography of S. C. WHite
Potter County, PA Biographies

S. C. WHITE, attorney at law, Coudersport, son of James and Mary A. (Boyd) White, was born at Richburg, Allegany Co., N. Y., January 1, 1859. His parents were natives of Ireland, and emigrated to America in 1848, locating in Steuben county, N. Y., removing thence to Richburg, and thence to Potter county, Penn. They located in Sharon township in 1866, and engaged in lumbering, from there moved to Coudersport, their present residence. Their family consisted of four children: S. C., Jennie, Amy and Homer R., the last named a resident of Chicago. S. C. White attended school at Sharon Centre, and graduated at the Central State Normal School, at Lock Haven, Penn., in July, 1882, Jennie, his sister graduating in the same class, and Amy a year later. He read law with District Attorney L. H. Cobb, of Coudersport, was admitted to the bar March 2, 1885, and at once located at Coudersport, where he has since been in the active practice of his profession, and is now one of the rising young lawyers of the borough.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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