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Benjamin White
Birth: May 13, 1790
Vienna
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1860
West Montville
Waldo County
Maine, USA

US Congressman. He was educated in Goshen (now called Vienna), and moved to Winthrop in 1802 to work on a farm. he later continued his education at Farmington Academy and became a school teacher. During the War of 1812 he recruited troops and then served as a sergeant with a unit stationed in Castine and Eastport. In 1821 he began operating a farm and a sawmill in Montville whole continuing to work as a teacher. White served as a Town Selectman and in other local offices, and was a member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1829, 1841, and 1842. In 1842 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat and served one term, 1843 to 1845. He did not run for reelection in 1842 and returned to his farm and sawmill. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah White (1800 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Edwin White (1833 - 1878)*
 
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Burial:
Halldale Cemetery
West Montville
Waldo County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Oct 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22548504
Benjamin White
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 Added: Jun. 26, 2009
Remembering you today, Sir. Rest in peace and God bless
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