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Cecil Randolph Warner,

Cecil Randolph Warner,, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1953.

Background

Warner,, Cecil Randolph was born on January 13, 1929 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Cecil Randolph and Reba (Cheeves) Warner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, U. Arkansas, 1950;Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1953;Sheldon fellow, Harvard University, 1953-1954.

Career

Partner, Warner & Smith and predecessor firm, 1954-1989;president, Chief Executive Officer,, Fairfield Communities Inc., Little Rock, 1973-1981;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Fairfield Communities Inc., 1981-1985;chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, Fairfield Communities Inc., 1985-1991;chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Systems Company, Little Rock, 1991-1993;consultant,, 1993-1995. Chairman of the Board Wortz Company, Poteau, Oklahoma, 1993-1997. Instructor U. Arkansas School Law,1954, 56.

Vi ce chairman Arkansas Constitutional Revision Study Commission, 1967. V.p.7th Arkansas Constitutional Convention, 1969-1970.

Religion

Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

Scoutmaster troop 23 Boy Scouts American, Fort Smith, 1955-1958. Commissioner Ark.State Police Commission, 1970. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Arkansas Bar Foundation.

Member American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association (past chairman of the executive committee, past chairman young lawyers section), Pulaski County Bar Association, American Law Institute, Fifty for the Future, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Married Susan Curry, December 10, 1955 (divorced 1982). Children: Susan Rutledge, Rebecca Jane, Cecil Randolph III, Matthew Holmes Preston, Katherine Mary. Married Barbara Ragsdale, May 26, 1983.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.