Category:John Baker White (West Virginia politician)
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English: John Baker White (August 24, 1868 – June 2, 1944) was an American lawyer, military officer, and politician in the U.S. state of West Virginia. White served as a Captain in the West Virginia National Guard during the Spanish–American War and as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps during World War I. White was a member of the City Council and Board of Affairs of Charleston, West Virginia (1907–1911), and frequently served as the city's mayor pro tempore. He was later appointed a member of the West Virginia Board of Control, where he served as the board's treasurer, secretary, and president at various times. White was a member of the White political family of Virginia and West Virginia and was the son of Hampshire County Clerk of Court and West Virginia Fish Commission President Christian Streit White (1839–1917) and the grandson of Hampshire County Clerk of Court John Baker White (1794–1862). White was a nephew of West Virginia Attorney General Robert White (1833–1915).