WHITE, JOSEPH WORTHINGTON, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, October
2, 1822; attended the common schools and Cambridge Academy; engaged in mercantile pursuits;
studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1844, and commenced practice in Cambridge; prosecuting
attorney of Guernsey County 1845-1847; mayor of Cambridge; delegate to the Democratic National
Convention in 1860; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3,
1865); unsuccessful for reelection in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law;
died in Cambridge, Ohio, August 6, 1892; interment in the South Cemetery.