• Albert Smith White

    1803 - 1864

    Albert Smith White (1803 - 1864)

    US Congressman and Senator. After graduation from Union College in his native New York, he moved to Lafayette, Indiana where he spent the rest of his life in public service. In 1836 he was elected, as a member of the Whig Party, to Congress representing Indiana’s twenty-fifth district. He served one term before running for […]

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  • Alice White

    1904 - 1983

    Alice White (1904 - 1983)

    Actress. Born Alva White in Paterson, New Jersey, she began her career in Hollywood as a script girl for Joseph Von Sternberg and later as a secretary for Charlie Chaplin. Signed to First National Studios, her film debut was in “Sea Tiger” (1927). Dubbed as the “Jazz Baby” she appeared in over forty movies including […]

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  • Carol White

    1943 - 1991

    Carol White (1943 - 1991)

    British Actress. In a career that spanned over forty years Carol became a star on British Television in 1965 with her portrayal of a pregnant mother in a grim story called “Cathy Come Home” and “Poor Cow”. She was born in Hammersmith, West London to working class parents. Carol started making pictures in 1949 in […]

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  • Chrissie White

    1895 - 1989

    Chrissie White (1895 - 1989)

    Actress. Born Ada White. Popular child star in early silent films, White got her start in the early 1900s, she is best remembered as ‘Valerie Sailon’ in “Possession.” White frequently appeared in shorts directed by Lewin Fitzhamon. In the 1920s married her long-time co-star and frequent director Henry Edwards. White left the screen in 1924, […]

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  • Jane White

    1922 - 2011

    Jane White (1922 - 2011)

    Actress. Born in New York City, her parents were active in civil rights causes and with the NAACP. She attended Smith College and the New School before making her professional acting debut on Broadway in the production “Strange Fruit” (1945 to 1946). During the 1950s, she accumulated TV roles on the programs “The Alcoa Hour” […]

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  • Marjorie White

    1907 - 1935

    Marjorie White (1907 - 1935)

    Motion picture actress. She established herself as a Vaudeville comedienne in the late 1920s, appearing with her husband, Eddie Tierney. Signed by Fox Studios in 1929, she was featured in several of the early Fox musicals, most notably “Sunny Side Up” (1929) and Just Imagine (1930). She moved to Columbia Pictures in 1933, playing the […]

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  • Pearl White

    1889 - 1938

    Pearl White (1889 - 1938)

    Actress. Born Pearl Fay White, the youngest of five to farmers Ed and Inez White, Mrs White died when Pearl was still a toddler. At the age of 6 she appeared in a production of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” in order to help with the family finances. She appeared in various juvenile theatrical roles during her […]

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  • Ruth White

    1914 - 1969

    Ruth White (1914 - 1969)

    Actress. Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, she made her film debut in the Three Stooges film ” Rhythm and Weep” (1946) and appeared in several more Three Stooges films throughout the 1950s. In demand as a character actor, she appeared in the films “The Nun’s Story” (1959), “To Kill a MockingBird” (1962), “Up the […]

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  • Thelma White

    1910 - 2005

    Thelma White (1910 - 2005)

    Actress. She starred in the 1936 cult-classic “Reefer Madness.” This movie become a favorite on the college midnight movie circuit in the 1960s and 1970s. Thelma White came to film from the world of vaudeville and radio. She appeared in a number of B-movies during the 1930s and 1940s, such as “Tell Your Children” (1938), […]

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  • Byron Raymond “Whizzer” White

    1917 - 2002

    Byron Raymond “Whizzer” White (1917 - 2002)

    United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, Professional Football Player. Born in in Fort Collins, Colorado, he grew up in tiny Wellington, where his father was a lumber dealer and staunch Republican mayor.  White excelled in both academics and athletics.  He graduated first in his high school, college, and law school classes.  His athletic achievements included […]

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  • Andrew Dickson White

    1832 - 1918

    Andrew Dickson White (1832 - 1918)

    Educator / Ambassador.  He graduated from Yale University in 1853. He then spent three years in Europe studying, then returned to the University Of Michigan where he was a professor of History and English Literature.  He was the co-founder and 1st president of Cornell University – 1865-1885.  While at Cornell, White took leave to serve […]

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  • José María Blanco White

    1775 - 1841

    José María Blanco White (1775 - 1841)

    Spanish theologian, priest, poet, journalist and literary critic. His full name was José María Blanco Crespo. White fled Spain for Britain during the War of Independence, and ran the periodical El Español (1810-1814) from London. He is best known for his work “Letters from Spain” (1822). He also wrote “Practical and Internal Evidence against Catholicism” […]

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  • 1917 - 2002

    (1917 - 2002)

    United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, Professional Football Player. Born in in Fort Collins, Colorado, he grew up in tiny Wellington, where his father was a lumber dealer and staunch Republican mayor.  White excelled in both academics and athletics.  He graduated first in his high school, college, and law school classes.  His athletic achievements included […]

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  • Byron Raymond “Whizzer” White

    1917 - 2002

    Byron Raymond “Whizzer” White (1917 - 2002)

    United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, Professional Football Player. Born in in Fort Collins, Colorado, he grew up in tiny Wellington, where his father was a lumber dealer and staunch Republican mayor.  White excelled in both academics and athletics.  He graduated first in his high school, college, and law school classes.  His athletic achievements included […]

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  • Maurice White

    1941 - 2016

    Maurice White (1941 - 2016)

    Maurice White Earth, Wind and Fire vocalist and co-founder Maurice White died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. A rep for the band confirmed his passing toRolling Stone. He was 74. Savor the smoothest soul and most enlightened funk from the hitmaking legends The singer had been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1992, according […]

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  • Tony Joe White

    1943 - 2018

    Tony Joe White (1943 - 2018)

    Tony Joe White Singer-songwriter Tony Joe White, a prolific tunesmith whose swamp-soaked 1968 pop hit “Polk Salad Annie,” reflected his Louisiana upbringing, died yesterday, Wednesday, October 24th, of natural causes at his home in Leipers Fork, Tennessee, just outside Nashville. He was 75. White, who had a Top Ten record with “Polk Salad Annie,” also […]

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  • Billie Whitelaw

    1932 - 2014

    Billie Whitelaw (1932 - 2014)

    Actress. Born Billie Honor Whitelaw, she was raised in Bradford, England. Her father died when Billie was ten years old, leaving her mother to support her family. Billie joined an area drama group and experienced her first radio performance at the age of eleven. In 1950, she marked her theater debut and during this period, […]

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  • Arkie Whiteley

    1965 - 2001

    Arkie Whiteley (1965 - 2001)

    Actress. Real name Arkje Deya Whiteley. A native of London, England, she is best remembered for her role as ‘Donna Mason’ in the television series, “Prisoner” in 1982. The daughter of famed Australian painter Brett Whiteley, and his wife Wendy Whiteley, she also appeared in numerous other films and television shows. Among Whiteley’s other roles […]

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  • Andy Whitfield

    1971 - 2011

    Andy Whitfield (1971 - 2011)

    Whitfield was born in Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales. He studied construction at Sheffield Hallam University in England. He moved to Australia from Britain in 1999 to work as an engineer in Lidcombe, before later settling in Sydney. He appeared in several Australian television series, such as Opening Up, All Saints, The Strip, Packed to the Rafters, […]

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  • LeRoy Whitfield

    1969 - 2005

    LeRoy Whitfield (1969 - 2005)

    Journalist and Writer. He was born in Chicago and died in Harlem. He used a magazine column to chronicle the everyday struggles of people with H.I.V. He moved to New York in 2000, where he became one of the nation’s leading journalists reporting on AIDS among African-Americans. He had written a column titled “Native Tongue” […]

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  • Barbara Whiting

    1931 - 2004

    Barbara Whiting (1931 - 2004)

    Movie Actress and Singer. She appeared in a few films such as “Centenial Summer” (1946), “City Across the River” (1949), “Beware my Lovely” (1952) and “Dangerous When Wet” (1953). (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)  Family links:  Parents:  Richard Armstrong Whiting (1891 – 1938)  Sibling:  Margaret Whiting (1924 – 2011)*  Barbara Whiting (1931 – 2004) […]

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  • Keith Whitley

    1954 - 1989

    Keith Whitley (1954 - 1989)

    Whitley was born to Faye (editor of The Elliott County News) and Elmer Whitley (an electrician) in Ashland, Kentucky, but was raised 46 miles away in Sandy Hook, and attended Sandy Hook High School. He had two brothers, Randy and Dwight, and a sister, Mary. The Whitley family has lived in the Elliot County area […]

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  • Slim Whitman

    1923 - 2013

    Slim Whitman (1923 - 2013)

    Slim Whitman Whitman was born Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr, in Tampa, Florida, on January 20, 1923. Growing up, he liked the country music of Jimmie Rodgers and the songs of Gene Autry, but he did not embark on a musical career of his own until the end of World War II, after he had served […]

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  • Walt Whitman

    1819 - 1892

    Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

    Walter “Walt” Whitman (/ˈhwɪtmən/; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. […]

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  • Narcissa Whitman

    1808 - 1847

    Narcissa Whitman (1808 - 1847)

    Religious Figure. She and her husband, Dr. Marcus Whitman, left his medical practice in the East to go West as missionaries under the auspices of the Presbyterian and Congregational boards. They were among the earliest white people to move into the northwest, founding a mission to Native Americans near what is now Walla Walla, Washington. […]

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  • Marcus Whitman

    1802 - 1847

    Marcus Whitman (1802 - 1847)

    Missionaries. Marcus and his wife Narcissa left his medical practice in the East to go West as missionaries under the auspices of the Presbyterian and Congregational boards. They were among the earliest white people to move into the northwest, founding a mission to Native Americans near what is now Walla Walla, Washington. Some hostile locals […]

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  • James Whitmore

    1921 - 2009

    James Whitmore (1921 - 2009)

    Born in White Plains, New York to Florence Belle (née Crane) and James Allen Whitmore, Sr., a park commission official, Whitmore attended Amherst Central High School in Snyder, New York for three years, before transferring to the Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut, on a football scholarship. He went on to study at Yale University, also […]

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  • Whitney Blake

    1925 - 2002

    Whitney Blake (1925 - 2002)

    Blake was born in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California. She was the first child of Martha Mae Whitney (née Wilkerson) and Harry C. Whitney, a United States Secret Service agent who had guarded President Woodrow Wilson, his wife, and other political officials. Blake and her younger brother traveled around the country extensively, during which time […]

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  • Grace Lee Whitney

    1930 - 2015

    Grace Lee Whitney (1930 - 2015)

    Whitney was born Mary Ann Chase in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was adopted by the Whitney family, who changed her name to Grace Elaine. She started her entertainment career as a “girl singer” on Detroit’s WJR radio at the age of fourteen. After she left home, she began to call herself Lee Whitney, eventually becoming […]

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  • Claire Whitney

    1890 - 1969

    Claire Whitney (1890 - 1969)

    Claire Whitney Claire Whitney was born in New York City on May 6, 1890. Her acting career first started out on the stage, but as time wore on, it was evident that films were taking the place of plays, at least for a while. Her first film was The Star of India (1913) when she […]

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