John P. White

United States Deputy Secretary of Defense

John Patrick White (February 27, 1937 – September 3, 2017) was an American politician and military personnel. He was born in Syracuse, New York. He served as United States Deputy Secretary of Defense from June 22, 1995 through July 15, 1997. He was a First Lieutenant at the United States Marine Corps.

White in 1995

White died at a retirement center in Great Falls, Virginia from complications of Parkinson's disease on September 3, 2017 at the age of 80.[1]


  1. Bart Barnes (September 6, 2017). "John P. White, deputy secretary of defense in Clinton administration, dies at 80". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 6, 2017.

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