Saturday, October 30, 2010
Members of the Second Dáil - Vincent White
Vincent Joseph White (1885 – 14 December 1958) was an Irish politician and medical practitioner. He first stood for election at the 1918 general election as a Sinn Féin candidate for the Waterford City constituency but was defeated by William Redmond of the Irish Parliamentary Party. He was elected unopposed as a Sinn Féin Teachta Dála (TD) to the 2nd Dáil at the 1921 elections for the Waterford–Tipperary East constituency. He supported the Anglo-Irish Treaty and voted in favour of it. He was re-elected as a pro-Treaty Sinn Féin TD at the 1922 general election but lost his seat at the 1923 general election. He was re-elected as a Cumann na nGaedhael TD for the Waterford constituency at the June 1927 and September 1927 general elections. He lost his seat at the 1932 general election.