Francis White (Virginia)

Francis White (* in Winchester, Virginia; † November 1826 in Hampshire County, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1813 and 1815 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Francis White attended the common schools and worked afterwards in agriculture. He also proposed as a member of the Federalist Party, a political career. In 1794 and from 1809 to 1813 he was a member of the House of Representatives of Virginia. In the congressional elections of 1812, he was the second election district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Baker on 4 March 1813. Until March 3, 1815, he was able to complete a term in Congress. This was marked by the events of the British -American War.

1818 White sat again in the House of Representatives from Virginia. In the years 1823 and 1824 he was a member of the State Senate. Since December 9, 1823, he served as Sheriff in Hampshire County. He died in November 1826 on the Capon River.