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Warren, Charleslocked

(09 March 1868–16 August 1954)
  • Michael Allan Wolf

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Warren, Charles (09 March 1868–16 August 1954), lawyer and legal historian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Winslow Warren, lawyer and collector of the Port of Boston, and Mary Lincoln Tinkham. Three years after Charles’s birth, the family moved to Dedham, where the Warrens remained active and loyal Democrats in a bastion of Republicanism. In 1885 Warren followed generations of Warrens by entering Harvard College. He was graduated with an A.B. in 1889 and in 1892, after two years of study, was awarded an A.M. from Harvard Law School. Throughout his life, as class secretary, the chronicler of law school history, overseer, and alumni association president, Warren was a loyal son of Harvard. Indeed, Warren was often identified with his ever-present crimson necktie....

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