Definition of White, Edward Douglass in US English:

White, Edward Douglass

proper noun

  • (1845–1921), US chief justice 1910–21; full name Edward Douglass White, Jr.. Before being appointed to the Court as an associate justice 1894–1910 by President Cleveland, he served as a US senator from Louisiana 1891–94. Appointed chief justice by President Taft, he was the first associate justice to go on to that higher post. He was noted for his work on antitrust legislation.


White, Edward Douglass