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Charles Elliott Warren (1864-1945)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1911
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 47 1/2 x 38 in. ( 120.6 x 96.5 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Veteran Corps of Artillery
Object Number: 1950.77
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Marks: inscription: on back: "Adjutant Charles Elliott Warren / Veteran Corps of Artillery / painted by O. H. Perry / N.Y. 1911"

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Warren was born in New York, the son of George William and Mary Elizabeth (Pease) Warren. After attending the University of California he entered the banking business in New York in 1882. By 1910 he was president of the Lincoln National Bank. He served in both the Spanish-American War and World War I, ultimately achieving the rank of brigadier general. He was a member of The New-York Historical Society.