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James Bamford White

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Alma mater  Mount Zion Academy
Party  Democratic Party
Political party  Democratic
Role  U.S. representative

Resting place  Oak Dale Cemetery
Name  James White
Succeeded by  Francis A. Hopkins
Profession  Lawyer
James Bamford White
Born  June 6, 1842 Clark County, Kentucky (1842-06-06)
Died  March 25, 1931, Irvine, Kentucky, United States
Education  Mount Zion Christian Academy

Preceded by  Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick
Battles and wars  American Civil War

James Bamford White (June 6, 1842 – March 25, 1931) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born near Winchester, Kentucky, White attended the common schools and the Mount Zion Academy, Macon County, Illinois. He entered the Confederate States Army in the fall of 1863 and served in the commands of Generals Breckinridge and Morgan until the close of the Civil War, when he was honorably discharged. He engaged in teaching at Irvine, Kentucky. He studied law while teaching. He was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced the practice of law in Irvine. He served as prosecuting attorney of Estill County 1872-1880.

White was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1903). He continued the practice of his profession in Irvine, Kentucky, until his retirement in 1919. He died in Irvine, Kentucky, March 25, 1931. He was interred in Oakdale Cemetery.

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