Warren (family)

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Warren (family)

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        [17- ]-

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        The history of the Warren family dates back to the 1700s in England. Harry Warren accumulated extensive documentation of the history of the Warren
        family. Harry V. Warren was born in Anacortes, Washington in 1904. He completed his B.A. (1926) and B.Sc. in geological engineering (1927) at the University of British Columbia. In 1927 he went to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and earned his doctorate in natural science in 1929. After completing post-graduate work at the California Institute of Technology, Warren returned to UBC as a lecturer in the Dept. of Geology and Geography in 1932. By 1945 he had been promoted to professor. Amongst his numerous outstanding contributions, Warren pioneered the study of biogeochemistry in which plant life is used to help detect the presence of trace elements. He also studied the link between geology and medicine particularly the impact of trace elements on health. Throughout his career Warren received numerous honours as a scholar, teacher and amateur sportsman. Although he retired from the University in 1973, he remained active in numerous organizations and continued to publish a wide range of articles.

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