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William Robert Warnock

William Robert Warnock, American ex-congressman. member Ohio Senate, 1876-1877; member 57th, 58th Congresses (1901-1905), 8th Ohio Dist.


  • Warnock, William Robert was born on August 29, 1838 in Urbana, Ohio, United States. Son of Review David and Sarah (Hitt) Warnock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1861, A.M., 1864 (Doctor of Laws, 1901). Captain Company G, 95th Ohio Vols., July, 1862. Major, August, 1863, “for gallantry at siege of Vicksburg”.

      Bvtd. Lieutenant-colonel, March 9, 1865, “for gallantry at battle of Nashville, December 16, 1864”.


    • Admitted to bar, 1866. Practiced at Urbana. Prospective attorney Champaign Company, O., 1867-1872. Member Ohio Senate, 1876-1877.

      Judge Court of Common Pleas, 2d Judicial District, 1879-1889. Member 57th, 58th Congresses (1901-1905), 8th Ohio District. United States pension agent at Columbus, Ohio, 1906-1910.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Ohio Senate, 1876-1877. Member 57th, 58th Congresses (1901-1905), 8th Ohio Dist.


    • Married Kathryn Murray, of Springfield, O., August 20, 1868.
    • father: Review David Warnock
    • mother: Sarah (Hitt) Warnock
    • spouse: Kathryn Murray
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    Born August 29, 1838