Viewing Judge Clyde R. White (1876-1935).
Two years after graduating the University of Minnesota Law School in 1905, Clyde R. White joined the staff of Frank Healy, Hennepin County Attorney, and was placed in charge of criminal cases. For the next decade he was engaged in private practice or in public service, including employment for about a year in the Intelligence Division of the Public Safety Commission, followed by an appointment to organize the War Savings Societies in the state during the War. After several years in private practice, Governor Theodore Christianson appointed him to the Municipal Court in January 1925. During his decade on the bench he earned a reputation for being attuned to the needs of the bar, conscientious and open-minded. He died on November 2, 1935, at age fifty-nine. In memorial proceedings for the Hennepin County Bar Association the following year, District Court Judge Edward F. Waite recalled his friend: