Horatio S. White '73, Professor of German, Emeritus, died Wednesday afternoon at his home in Cambridge, after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at the home, 29 Reservoir Street, at noon today, with burial in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
During his Junior and Senior years at Harvard, Professor White was captain of the baseball team and in each case led the Crimson nine to a victory over Yale. At Cornell University he was dean of the General Faculty 1888-1896, dean of the University Faculty 1896-1002, and head of the German Department 1891-1902. At Harvard he was professor of German from 1902 to 1919, during which time he was appointed chairman of the Athletic Committee. He was also a member of the committee which established the College Entrance Examination Board.
Surviving are his son, Joseph L. White '06; his sister, Miss Mabel White; and seven grandchildren.