William Seymour Warren was born in Cleveland, Ohio, 10 May 1848, the eldest son of William Warren and Mary Ann Seymour. He spent his entire career from 1866 with the Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company. He married Fannie Roby Parsons (1855-22 March 1932) in Chicago on 4 January 1883; he died on 12 March 1926. Fannie, an accomplished musician, served as president of the Ladies Amateur Musical Club of Chicago; in this role, she hosted the meeting at which the National Federation of Music Clubs was formed in 1898.
Children of William and Fannie Warren were:
I caddied very often for Miss Marion Warren, daughter of W. S. Warren. She had a fine, free swing and played a good iron shot, but she was a poor putter. I thought at one time that she was going to be a great golfer. She was an athletic girl and I am sure that if she had studied the game more she would have made one of the country's finest women players. She is now Mrs. Sanger Steel and lives at Hartsdale, N. Y. [ Chick Evans' Golf Book (1921), p. 79 ]
She married Sanger Bright Steel (1889-1927) in Chicago on 11 June 1914 and moved with him to Hartsdale and Scarsdale, New York. She died of typhoid fever after three weeks illness; this illness, affecting at least six Scarsdale residents, was attributed to the consumption of raw oysters.
William Seymour Warren was born in Cleveland, Ohio, May 10th, 1848, and is a son of the late William Warren, who was Resident Secretary from 1875 to the time of his death in November, 1889. Mr. Warren was educated in the high schools of Cincinnati, and entered the Insurance business as an office boy at Chicago, December 3rd, 1866. He was City Manager of the Liverpool & London & Globe at Chicago when his father died, and was appointed, together with Mr. George Crooke, to succeed him. Mr. Crooke withdrew in December, 1892, leaving Mr. Warren sole Secretary. His entire business life, from his school days to the present time, has been devoted to the service of the Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company.
Mr. Warren was married at Chicago, January 4th, 1883, to Miss Fannie R. Parsons, and has two children, a boy and girl. He is a member of the Union League Club of Chicago.
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