Harold J. Warner


Harold Johnson Warner (November 6, 1890-December 23, 1982) was an American attorney and judge in Oregon. He was the 33rd Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court. Warner served on the court from 1950 to 1963, including two years as Chief Justice. A native of Indiana, Warner was a veteran of both World War I and World War II. Warner was born on November 6, 1890, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. At a young age the family moved to Oregon and Harold was educated in Pendleton, Oregon, in the local public schools. Warner then attended the University of Oregon where he enrolled in 1909. Warner graduated in 1913, and then earned a doctorate in laws in 1916 at the University of Oregon School of Law. Warner then served in World War I. After the war he entered private law practice in Pendleton. In 1925, he married Aluta M. Larsen, and they would have two children. From 1920 to 1922 he served as that city’s attorney before moving to Portland, Oregon in 1934. In 1928, he was a presidential elector, casting his vote for Herbert Hoover as a Republican. From 1933 until 1935, Warner was a commander in the American Legion. Warner again served in the armed forces during World War II. On September 5, 1950,  ( Wikipedia article )


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