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Frank Shelley White Edit Profile

Lawyer

Frank Shelley White, American lawyer. Served private 1st Mississippi Cavalry, 1864, under General National B. Forrest; Member Mississippi House of Representatives, 1875-1876 and 1882-1883.

Background

White, Frank Shelley was born on March 13, 1847 in near Macon, Mississippi, United States. Son of Kelley and Margaret White.

Education

Common school education.

Career

Served private 1st Mississippi Cavalry, 1864, under General National B. Forrest. Captured at battle of Selma, 1865, but escaped and returned to command. Admitted to bar, 1869.

Practiced West Point, Mississippi, 1869-1886, then at Birmingham, Alabama.

Membership

Served private 1st Mississippi Cavalry, 1864, under General National B. Forrest. Member Mississippi House of Representatives, 1875-1876 and 1882-1883.

Connections

Married Octavia A. Collins, May 22, 1873.

father:
Kelley White

mother:
Margaret White

spouse:
Octavia A. Collins