White, William Spottswood, Dd
White, William Spottswood, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Hanover County, Virginia, July 30, 1800. He attended Hampden-Sidney College, studied theology under Dr. John H. Rice, and was licensed to preach in 1827; labored in Nottoway, Amelia, Lunenberg, and Dinwiddie counties, Virginia; in 1832 became pastor at Scottsville, in 1834 agent of the American Tract Society, in 1836 principal of a female school, in 1848 pastor at Lexington, Virginia, and died there, November 29, 1873. See Nevin, Presbyterian Encyclop. s.v.