Dudley Allen White

Dudley Allen White

New London, Huron County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Oct 1957 (aged 56)
Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Burial Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 13072422 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. After graduating from high school in 1918, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. After the war, he remained active in the Naval Reserves, engaged in the dry-goods business, entered the newspaper business as an editor at Norwalk, Ohio and was commander of the Ohio State American Legion. In 1937, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fifth and Seventy-sixth Congresses, serving until 1941. Declining to be a candidate for reelection, he was called to active duty in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant Commander, promoted to Captain in 1942, serving as director of recruiting and induction until 1946. He then was director of the Citizens National Bank and president of a broadcasting company in Norwalk, Ohio. He also served as executive director of President Eisenhower’s Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, (1954-55). At the time of his death, he was president of the Norwalk Reflector-Herald and the Sandusky Register newspapers.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dudley Allen White (3 Jan 1901–14 Oct 1957), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13072422, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .