Herbert David Warner, 1882-1975

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Title

Herbert David Warner, 1882-1975

Subject

Businessmen
Young Men's Christian Association (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Description

A portrait of Herbert David Warner by Alphaeus Philemon Cole, 1876-1988, a noted New York artist, that was presented to the YMCA on November 1, 1967, and hangs in the lobby of the central building. It hangs next to a portrait of his wife, Mildred Westervelt Warner, in honor of their many contributions of time, effort and money to the YMCA.

Herbert Warner graduated from South Bend Indiana High School and received a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He was admitted to the bar in Illinois, Indian and Alabama. He practiced law in South Bend before joining the E-Z Opener Bag Company in Decatur, Illinois in 1916 as secretary-treasurer.

Herbert Warner moved to Tuscaloosa in 1928 with the establishment of Gulf States Paper Corporation. He served as treasure, chairman of the board, and then chairman emeritus of the Gulf States Paper Corporation.

On July 17,1915 he married Mildred Westervelt Warner. They had four children, David Warner who died at 15 in a swimming accident, Jack Warner, Helene Warner Hibbard, and Joan Warner Van Zele.

Creator

Alphaeus Philemon Cole

Source

YMCA

Date

1967

Contributor

Elizabeth Bradt (Description)

Type

Painting

Identifier

960

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Painting

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