Leonard White (politician)

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Leonard White
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813
Preceded byEdward St. Loe Livermore
Succeeded byTimothy Pickering
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
BornMay 3, 1767
Haverhill, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 10, 1849(1849-10-10) (aged 82)
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Political partyFederalist
Alma materHarvard University

Leonard White (May 3, 1767, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts – October 10, 1849, Haverhill) was a United States representative from Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1787. On August 21, 1794, White married Mary Dalton of Newbury and he later became a member of the state House of Representatives (1809–11).[1] He was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth United States Congress (March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813). He served as town clerk of Haverhill and cashier of the Merrimack Bank of Haverhill (1814-1836), and held many other local offices. He is interred in Pentucket Cemetery.


  1. ^ Adams Family Correspondence, ed. C. James Taylor et al, 12 vols. to date (Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011), 10:8

External links

  • United States Congress. "Leonard White (id: W000385)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward St. Loe Livermore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1813
Succeeded by
Timothy Pickering
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