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John Wesley Warrington, American lawyer.


Warrington, John Wesley was born on June 6, 1914 in Cincinnati. Son of George Howard and Eliza (Holmes) Warrington.


AB, Yale University, 1936. Postgrad., Cambridge University, England, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1940.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), University Cincinnati, 1980.


Admitted to the bar, 1940, Ohio. Since practiced in, Cincinnati. Senior partner Graydon, Head & Ritchey, 1951-1989. Director emeritus Fifth Third Bank. Major clients of JOHN WARRINGTON: The Fifth Third Bank. Aluchem. Inc.; Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Baldwin Piano & Organ Company. Champion International Corporation. The Christ Hospital; Cincinnati Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Inc., The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Emery Realty, Inc.; Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. Ficks Reed Company; Ghent Manufacturing. Inc.; Hilltop Basic Resources, Inc.

L.J. Hooker Developments. Hudepohl/Schoenling Brewing Company. International Technegroup, Inc.

Irwin Company; Klosterman's Bakery, Inc., Linclay Corporation. Miami Margarine Company. Reliable Castings Co.

The Sabin Robbins Paper Co. Sakrete, Inc.; Schauer Manufacturing Corporation. Seasongood & Mayer; Sheffer Corporation.


  • Bar: Ohio 1940.


Chairman emeritus planning commission, Indian Hill, Ohio, 1959-1986. President emeritus Cincinnati Music Hall. Chairman Cincinnati Museum Association.

Trustee emeritus Cincinnati Union Bethel, American Schools Oriental Research, Seven Hills Schools, Cincinnati Natural History Museum, Cincinnati Institute Fine Arts. Secretary board trustees Episcopalian Diocese Southern Ohio. Served to captain American Field Service, 1942-1945.

Member American, Ohio, Cincinnati Bar Associations, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Suzanne Mooney, May 5, 1951. Children: Anne McGrath Warrington Wilson, George Howard, John Wesley, Mary Warrington Cassidy, Elizabeth Warrington Ott, Sarah Warrington Selnick, Rachel Warrington Moss.

George Howard Warrington

Eliza (Holmes) Warrington

Suzanne Mooney

Anne McGrath Warrington Wilson Warrington

George Howard Warrington

John Wesley Warrington

Mary Warrington Cassidy Warrington

Elizabeth Warrington Ott Warrington

Sarah Warrington Selnick Warrington

Rachel Warrington Moss Warrington