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Malinda Brumfield White

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Preceded by  Harold Ritchie
Children  Meagan Faulk Two sons
Spouse(s)  Daniel Wayne White

Political party  Democratic
Succeeded by  Incumbent (pending)
Name  Malinda White
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Parents  Leo and Lazette Thomas Brumfield

Malinda Grace Brumfield White (born April 1967) is an American businesswoman who is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 75 in Washington and St. Tammany parishes. On January 11, 2016, White succeeded Harold Ritchie, a mortician, who was term-limited after twelve years in the legislature.

In the primary election held on October 24, 2015, White defeated a single opponent, fellow Democrat Chuck Nassauer, 5,906 votes (54.8 percent) to Nassauer's 4,868 (45.2 percent) to claim the seat vacated by Ritchie.

White is the daughter of Leo and Lazette Thomas Brumfield. She graduated in 1983 from Varnado High School in Varnado in Washington Parish; thereafter she studied at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. In 1994, she obtained her real estate license. In 2002 she became a certified facilitator of Achieve Global Leadership Curriculum.

She is a former member of the Bogalusa City Council, the founder and chairwoman of the Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival, the founding member of the Bogalusa Gospel Music Festival. White has also served as a member of several civic organizations including, Youth Service Bureau of Washington & St. Tammany Parish, Court Appointed Special Advocate, Washington Parish Poole's Bluff Nature Trail Advisory Council, the Bogalusa Parks, Recreational, and Culture Commission, the Bogalusa Civic League, the Washington Parish Fair Board, Cassidy Park Museums Board, Washington Parish Commission on Human Services, and Washington Parish Economic Development Foundation. She and her husband, Daniel Wayne "Danny" White (born January 1959), operate White's Business Machines in Bogalusa. They have three children, daughter, Meagan Rogers Faulk and husband Aaron, daughter, Casey Rogers and son, Parker White. She is active in the First Baptist Church of Bogalusa.

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Malinda Brumfield White Wikipedia


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