John D. White

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Old State Capitol

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Suffrage supporter John D. White served as a member of the House of Representatives in this building



Zip Code:
Street Address: 
300 W Broadway Street

Associated Organization:
Kentucky Historical Society
Geographic Location: 
Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:

John D. White was a politician from Clay County and also a suffrage supporter. His wife, Alice Harris White was the secretary and treasurer of the Louisville Equal Rights Association. John's sister Laura White was also a suffrage supporter, serving as an active member in the Kentucky Equal Rights Association for many years.

Reference source of Information:
Kentucky Equal Rights Association. Report of the Nineteenth Annual Convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association Held At Richmond, KY November 17th and 18th, 1908. Newport: The Newport Printing Co., 1908. Randolph Hollingsworth. John Daugherty White of Clay County and Louisville, advocate for woman suffrage during the Gilded Age. H-Kentucky. 03-15-2017.