Emma Eaton White

Emma Eaton White Speech
S 1393
1 folder
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005


Biographical Note:

Emma Eaton was born on March 14, 1868, in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. She received her law degree from the University of Michigan in 1894. Eaton married Edward Franklin White in 1900. They had one daughter, Mira. She practiced law in Creston, Iowa, from 1894 to 1897. She then became legal editor for West Publishing Co. in St. Paul, Minnesota (1897-1900) and for Bobbs-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis (1915-1920). Emma Eaton White served as deputy attorney general of Indiana (1921-1925) and reporter for the Supreme and Appellate courts of Indiana (1925-1929). She was also active in a number of clubs.


Who Was Who in America with World Notables, Volume V. Chicago: Marquis Who’s Who, 1973.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of a speech given by Mrs. E. F. White before the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., regarding the Wadsworth Amendment. From the content of the speech, it appears this amendment was intended to make it more difficult to amend the Constitution. Senator Wadsworth was an opponent of women’s suffrage.

Item Listing:

1 Folder.  
1926 Mar. 1 Speech on the Wadsworth Amendment   

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1 folder
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Access: This collection is open for research.
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Language Materials are entirely in English
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