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White, Warren H. 1935-


PERSONAL:

Born June 8, 1935, in Wayland, MA; son of Clement A. (a power company trouble-shooter) and Eileen (a homemaker) White; married Patricia Mc- Knight (a homemaker), June 19, 1955; children: Rebecca White Pepper, Vincent A. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Attended Northeastern University; Massachusetts Radio and Telegraph School, graduated. Hobbies and other interests: Wildlife and landscape photography.

ADDRESSES:

Home—1311 Harbour Dr., Longwood, FL 32750.

CAREER:

Writer. Worked in materials management for government contractors Fourdee, Inc. and Emerson Electric, both Casselberry, FL, between 1972 and 1981; Certified Slings, Inc., Casselberry, vice president, 1981-98; self-employed consultant in Longwood, FL, 1998-2004.

WRITINGS:


(And photographer) Covered Bridges in the Southeastern United States: A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 2003.

SIDELIGHTS:

Warren H. White told CA: "I had considered, for some time, to write a book that would incorporate my photographs. While on a wildlife photo trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, I took some photos of covered bridges. Upon my return, I researched these bridges and made comparisons to my slides and notes. Startled by the inaccuracies, I contacted the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges (NSPCB) to discuss my findings. They confirmed that much of the available information on covered bridges was laced with incorrect information, some brought about by changing times (for example, stream names change, bridges get rebuilt with altered details) or simply caused by erroneous information from the start. Encouraged by the NSPCB, I set out to have published an accurate account of the covered bridges."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALSM


North Carolina Libraries, summer, 2003, review of Covered Bridges in the Southeastern United States: A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog, p. 79.

ONLINE


Vermont Bridges Web site, http://www.vermontbridges. com/ (summer, 2003), Joseph Cohen, review of Covered Bridges in the Southeastern United States.

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