Higley, Warren was born on July 1, 1833 in near Auburn, New York, United States. Son of Chester and Prudence (Miller) Higley.
Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1862, A.M., 1865.
Principal Cayuga Lake Academy, Aurora, New York, 1863-1866, and 1868-1870. Principal high school and superintendent public schools, Auburn, New York, 1866-1868. Principal high school, Cleveland, O., 1870-1871.
Superintendent public schools, Dayton, O., 1871-1873. Admitted to bar, 1874. Practiced at Cincinnati, 1874-1884, at New York, since 1884.
Judge City Court, Cincinnati, 1881-1883. President Ohio State Forestry Association, 1882-1884, American Forestry Congress, 1885-1886, Adirondack League, 1901-1906. Founder Association for Protection of the Adirondacks.
Trustee Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission Home: Larchmont, New York and New York City.