in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History; Business and Management; Religion and Education. 1103 words.
White, Elijah (03 April 1806–03 April 1879), medical missionary, federal agent, and proponent of westward emigration, was born in Havana, now Montour Falls, New York, the son of the...