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James White

James White, American Continental congressman. member North Carolina General Assembly, 1785; member Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1786-1788; member 1st Territorial Legislature from Davidson County, 1794.

Background

  • White, James was born on June 16, 1749 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Studied medicine University of Pennsylvania. Studied law.

    Career

    • General Assembly, 1785. Delegate United States Congress from Territory South of Ohio River (now Tenn.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina General Assembly, 1785. Member Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1786-1788. Member 1st Territorial Legislature from Davidson County, 1794.

    Connections

    • Children include Edward Douglass.
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    Born June 16, 1749
    Died October, 1809
    (aged 60)
    Nationality