WHITE, SAMUEL, a Senator from Delaware; born near Dover, Mispillion Hundred, Kent County, Del.,
in December 1770; attended Cokesbury College, Maryland; studied law; admitted to the bar in
1793 and commenced practice in Dover, Del.; served two years as a captain in the United States
Army; adjutant general of Delaware in 1803; appointed in 1801 and subsequently elected as a
Federalist to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Latimer;
reelected in 1803 and 1809 and served from February 28, 1801, until his death in Wilmington, Del.,
November 4, 1809; interment in the Old Swede Churchyard.