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Lawyer

John Warnock Echols, American lawyer. Mason.

Background

Echols, John Warnock was born on May 13, 1849 in Clarksville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Mary Echols.

Education

Educated Westminster College and Lafayette College. Traveling salesman for wholesale drug houses, 1870-1873. Member Echols & Company, cotton factors, Augusta, Georgia, 1873-1877.

Studied law with General Robert Toombs, 1877-1879. Admitted to Supreme Court United States, also Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia and District of Columbia bars.

Career

Honorary Joseph H. Echols, December 1874. Children—Robert Bonner, Helen (deceased), John (deceased), Joseph (deceased). Married second, Katrina, d. late Major O. E. Hine, of Vienna, Virginia, October 10, 1906.

1 son, Warnock (deceased). Practiced Lexington, Georgia, 1879-1888, Pittsburgh, 1888-1892, Atlanta, Georgia., 1892-1896, then in Washington, District of Columbia, and Virginia. Supreme president American Protective Association, 1896-1897.

Proprietor The Republic, published weekly in Washington, 1896-1899. Member Executive Committee Scotch-Irish Society of America several years and managed its congresses at Pittsburgh, 1890, and Atlanta, 1892. Assistant librarian, American Library Association War Service Library, Camp Meade, Maryland., September 1918-February 1919, Camp Hancock, Georgia, February-April 1919.

Librarian, Camp Gordon, Georgia, April 1919-June 1, 1920.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Lou, d.; married second, Katrina, d. Children: Robert Bonner, Helen (deceased), John (deceased), Joseph (deceased).

father:
James Echols

mother:
Mary Echols

spouses:
Mary Lou

Katrina

children:
Robert Bonner Echols

Helen Echols (deceased)

John Echols (deceased)

Joseph Echols (deceased)