Paul White was born and raised in Owen Sound. After attending Hillcrest Public School and West Hill Secondary School, Paul graduated from Trent University where he majored in Canadian History and Canadian Studies.
Paul has published over 300 articles about the history of Owen Sound and the Grey and Bruce region in the Owen Sound Sun Times. He has also written two books about this region.
Paul and his wife, Judy, live in the Township of Sarawak.