Scott White
Secretary White
Range of Years Served


Name: Scott White

Name as Secretary of State: Scott White

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.

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

Sources: 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; ArizonaState 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