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Dr. John C. White, Jr.



John C. “D. C.” White Jr.

Palacios—John C. White, “D. C” Jr., 66, of Palacios, died Monday in a Houston hospital. He was born May 5, 1920, in Colorado, to the late John C. White Sr. and Anne Dannels White.

A veteran of WWII. Mr. White was a member and past Master of Blessing Masonic Lodge No. 411. He was also a member and past patron of Palacios Eastern Star Lodge No. 125, and of the Palacios Rotary Club, with a perfect attendance for the last 36 years. Mr. White had also been a scoutmaster of Troop 47 for the last 30 years.

Mr. White had been a resident of Palacios since 1946. He opened a chiropractic office there in 1949.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p. m. at the Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Palacios with Gary Petty officiating. Burial will follow in Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.

Surviving are his wife, Pauline “Polly” Christian White, Palacios; two sisters, Tracy Barrett, Palacios, Wanda Rickaway, Blessing; three brothers, Arthur White, LaWard; Harvey White, Pasadena; Charles White, Port Lavaca; and a step-mother, Belle White.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Victoria Advocate, July, 1986

Chiropractic Society Holds Meeting Here

The Gulf Coast Chiropractic Society held its regular monthly meeting in Palacios Saturday, October 1.

Drs. Clyde Spellman, El Campo, D. A. Einkauf and K. A. Daggett, Bay City, John C. White and Norman E. Runyon, Palacios attended the meeting. Dr. Runyon was host.

Dr. Einkauf discussed the work of Dr. Illi of Switzerland, who has done extensive research in chiropractic. Dr. Illi's work was presented at the recently held Homecoming at the Texas Chiropractic College at San Antonio.

Other portions of the program included case management and X-Ray procedure.

Dr. Spellman was selected to be host to the next meeting of the society.

Palacios Beacon, October 6, 1955

Palacios Beacon, May 17, 1956


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