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HAROLD J. WARREN


Among the rising young professional men of the State must be mentioned Dr. Harold Johnston Warren, the only colored dentist at the prosperous town of Logan. Dr. Warren is a native of the Old Dominion, having been born in Tazewell County, Va., on November 10, 1893. His father, James M. Warren, of Bluefield, W. Va., is a barber, and the son worked at the same trade. Dr. Warren's mother, before her marriage, was Evelyn Witten, a daughter of Charles Witten. The doctor's paternal grandparents were Johnston and Cynthia Warren. He went to school at Bluefield Institute for his elementary training. For his dental course he went to Meharry Dental College, Nashville, Tenn., where he won his D.D.S. degree in 1918. While in college his summer vacations were spent on the boats on the great lakes, while in school he was active in college athletics. As a student he excelled in languages.

On completion of his course, Dr. Warren began practice at Williamson, where he practiced for two years. In 1921, he removed to Logan where he is already firmly established in the practice. Dr. Warren is a member of the State Medical and Dental Association. During the war he volunteered in the M. R. C., but was not called into active service.

On November 4, 1920, Dr. Warren was happily married to Miss Regelia Carter, an accomplished young lady of Huntington. Mrs. Warren was educated at Huntington and Bluefield and is now (1921) a teacher in the Logan County schools.

Dr. Warren has had opportunity to observe conditions rather extensively and is of the opinion that the two greatest needs of the race is a spirit of practical cooperation, and unrestrained concentration on things prone to the elevation of the race and the propagation of constructive ideas for the race.


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