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Edwin L. Warren

March 1877

merchant. Born. Port Norris, March 1877, son of Waller and
Sarah C. Robbins Warren.

Mr. Warren traces his ancestry back through a long line of Americanhorn citizens. His education was obtained in the Port Norris public schools until bis eighteenth year, when he bit school and immediately started in business for himself as a contracting builder. The youth’s venture prospered and grew with the years, until in 1919, he added the wholesaling and retailing of lumber and builders’ supplies to bis business, which he operated under the title of the 10. L. Warren Lumber Company. This is one of the already large and expanding enterprises in Port Norris. Mr. Warren was married October 14. 1905, to Eva M., daughter of Frazier and Anna (Lore) Claim, of Port Norris. Their children are Allen, born February 26, 1907, and Walter, December 19, 1913.

Fraternal organizations of which Mr. Warren is a member include Neptune Lodge, No. 75, Free and Accepted Masons; Richmond Chapter, No. 22, Royal Arch Masons; Olivet Commandery, No. 10, Knights Templar; Port Norris Lodge, No. 76, Knights of Pythias; Social Lodge, No. 168, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Port Norris Council, No. 108, Junior Order United American Mechanics. He is a Democrat, and an ardent advocate of all outdoor sports, spending many of his leisure hours in fishing, hunting and motoring. Residence and business address, Mauricetown Road. Port Norris.