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Biographical Sketch of Warren Sanford Stone

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Stone, Warren Sanford; labor leader; born, Ainsworth, Ia., Feb. 1, 1860; son of John and Sarah Stone; educated, Washington Academy and Western College; married Carrie E. Newell, of Agency, Ia., Oct. 15, 1884; has spent entire railroad service with the Rock Island System, beginning as fireman, Sept. 27, 1879; promoted to engineer, April 12, 1884; appointed grand chief of the International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers on the death of Grand Chief Arthur, August, 1903; elected at Los Angeles meeting, 1904; member Industrial Peace Commission, which commission is the custodian of the Nobel Peace Prize.


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