Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/White, Horace

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WHITE, HORACE, an American editor; born in Colebrook, N. H., Aug. 10, 1834. He settled in Chicago, was editor of the Chicago “Tribune” (1864-1874); and subsequently became connected with the New York “Evening Post.” He wrote many pamphlets and essays on political, social, and financial topics, the best known being: “The Silver Question”; “The Tariff Question”; “Coin's Financial Fool”; “Money and Banking Illustrated by American History”; “The Gold Standard”; “Life of Lyman Trumbull” (1913); and edited Bastiat's “Sophismes Economiques” (1876) and Cossa's “Scienza delle Finanze” (1889). He died in 1916.