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Encyclopedia > Hugh Lawson White
This is about the 19th century Tennessee politician; for the 20th century Mississippi politician, see Hugh L. White.

Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773April 10, 1840) was a prominent American politician during the first third of the 19th century. He served in the United States Senate from 1825 to 1840, and was a Whig candidate for President in 1836.



Preceded by:
(none)
Whig Party Presidential candidate
1836 (lost)[1]
Succeeded by:
William Henry Harrison


[1] The Whig Party ran regional candidates in 1836. White ran in the Southern states, William Henry Harrison ran in the Northern states, and Daniel Webster ran in Massachusetts.


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Hugh Lawson White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (347 words)
Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773–April 10, 1840) was a prominent American politician during the first third of the 19th century.
In 1829-30, Senator White was the author of the bill to remove the Native Americans west of the Mississippi.
White ran in the Southern states, William Henry Harrison ran in the Northern states, and Daniel Webster ran in Massachusetts.
Hugh L. White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (504 words)
Hugh Lawson White (August 19, 1881–September 20, 1965) was an American politician from Mississippi.
White was a wealthy industralist and had been mayor of Columbia when he was first elected to the governorship.
White called together one hundred of the state's fl leaders to the capital to ask for their support of the plan.
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