James Bamford White

James Bamford White

Birth
Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
Death 25 Mar 1931 (aged 88)
Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 6552010 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, Civil War Confederate Veteran. Elected as a Democrat to represent Kentucky's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1901 to 1903. A native of Winchester, Kentucky, he enlisted in the Confederate Army when he was 21 years old and served under Major General John C. Breckinridge. After the war, he returned to Kentucky and studied law while teaching school in Irvine. He was admitted to the bar in 1867 and practiced as an attorney in Estill County, Kentucky. He became the prosecuting attorney of Estill County in 1872 and served until 1880. He was elected as a United States Congressman in 1901, was not a candidate for renomination in 1902, and resumed his law profession until he retired in 1919. He died at his residence in Irvine when he was 88 years old.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6552010
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Bamford White (6 Jun 1842–25 Mar 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6552010, citing Oakdale Cemetery, Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .