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James White

legislator , pioneer , army officer

James White, American army officer, pioneer, legislator. member North Carolina House of Commons from Hawkins County, 1789; member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796.

Background

White, James was born in 1747 in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Moses and Mary (McConnell) White.

Career

Major North Carolina, Militia, 1790. General Tenn.

Membership

Member North Carolina House of Commons from Hawkins County, 1789. Member Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796.

Connections

Married Mary Lawson, April.

father:
Moses White

mother:
Mary (McConnell) White

spouse:
Mary Lawson