White was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1829, to October 2, 1835, when he resigned before the 24th United States Congress met. He served as chairman of the Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-third Congress).
White resumed mercantile pursuits. He was appointed quartermaster general of the State militia on January 24, 1831. He served as delegate to the New York State constitutional convention in 1845. He resided in New York City until his death on February 12, 1859. He was interred in St. Paul's Cemetery.
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- United States Congress. "Campbell P. White (id: W000358)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.