Linwood Warwick

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Linwood Hughes Warwick (1889-1987) was a geologist and lifelong Charlottesville resident.

Warwick graduated from Charlottesville High School in 1908,[1] and studied at the University of Virginia for at least 15 years.[2] Warwick worked with the Virginia Geological Survey for most of his adult life, from the year he graduated high school until his death in 1987.[3] He made his most significant contributions to the survey between 1946 and 1979.[4] In 1939, Warwick was one of the founding members of the Thomas Jefferson Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.[4][5] The organization continues to inform the community about the history and values of the American Revolution.

Frances Brand portrait

Warwick is one of several people commemorated by the late 20th-century artist Frances Brand as part of her Firsts series.[6]


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References

  1. Web. The Chain, Charlottesville High School, 1911, retrieved 16 June, 2022.
  2. Web. Corks and Curls, Fraternities and Literary Societies of University of Virginia, 1925, retrieved 16 June, 2022.
  3. Web. Administrative Report of the State Geologist, For the Biennial Period 1916-1917, Virginia Geological Survey University of Virginia, 1918, retrieved 16 June, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Web. A Guide to the Linwood H. Warwick Papers 1939-1979, Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, 2002, retrieved 16 June, 2022.
  5. Web. The History of the Thomas Jefferson Chapter, Thomas Jefferson Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, retrieved 16 June, 2022.
  6. Branigan, Michelle Marie (December 1998). A Biography of Frances Brand, an American Painter and Social Activist (PhD). Indiana University.

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