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Scott White



Served: 1931 – 1932
Born: Dec. 17, 1856, La Grange, Fayette County, Texas
Died:  March 4, 1935, Pioneers’ Home, Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.
Buried:  Phoenix, Ariz.

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He also served in the Arizona Fourteenth Legislative Assembly, House of Representatives in 1887; served on the Cochise County Board of Supervisors 1891 – 1892; and served as Cochise County Sheriff 1893 – 1894; 1897 – 1900 before becoming Secretary of State.
  Name:  Scott White
Name as Secretary of State:  Scott White
Other Elected Offices: Other Elected Offices:
Arizona Fourteenth Legislative Assembly, House of Representatives:
Office Year: 1887
Cochise County Board of Supervisors:
Office Years: 1891 – 1892
Cochise County Sheriff:
Office Years: 1893 – 1894; 1897 – 1900
Education:  Trinity University, Tehuacana, Limestone Co., Texas; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Military Service:  
Occupations:  Tax collector; prospector; cattleman; Cochise County district court clerk, 1895 – 1896; Greene Consolidated Copper Mining Company secretary, 1900; La Cananea Consolidated Copper Company treasurer, 1901; U.S. Land Office Receiver of Public Monies, 1918 – 1923; Arizona State Prison superintendent, Florence, 1926 – 1927
Memberships: Cochise Lodge No. 5, Free and Accepted Masons; Tombstone Chapter No. 4, Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar Commandery, Tucson; El Zaribah Temple, Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (Shriners), Phoenix; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Tucson  Lodge No. 385, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

Arizona death record; U.S. TX and AZ census records; Portrait and Biographical Record of Arizona. Commemorating the Achievements of Citizens Who Have Contributed to the Progress of Arizona and the Development of Its Resources.  Chicago, IL:  Chapman Pub. Co., 1901, pp. 126-127; “Scott White.”  Successful American, vol. 6, no. 3 (September 1902), pp. 544 – 545; Arizona State Business Directory: Including El Paso, Texas, with Los Angeles and Foreign Classifications, 1920, p. 94; Handbook of American Prisons and Reformatories.  New York:  National Society of Penal Information, Inc., 1929