biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
A. W. WARRINGTON. The oldest estab- lished photographer and artist in Oskaloosa is the gentleman whose name heads this notice. He established his business there in 1866, and, with the exception of a few months, has been continuously occupied in conducting it. Mr. Warringlon was born in Damascus, Columbiana Co., Ohio, Oct. 9, 1842, and is a son of John and Rachel (Garwood) Warrington. Our subject was brought up in his, native State, attended the common schools, and there developed into manhood. When twenty-two years of age, he began to learn his trade at Alliance. Ohio, which he afterward mastered, and, in 1866, hoping to better his financial condition in life, he came to this State and county, and locating at Oskaloosa, embarked in his present business. He has met with success, which is attributable to his own business tact and good judgment, coupled with his energy and economy. Mr. Warrington was married, June 27, 1867, at Oskaloosa, to Miss Julia, daughter of Daniel McMichael. She was born in Indiana, and the issue of their union is a daughterÄJessie E. Mr. Warringtom is a member of the Masonic fraternity and belongs to Hiram Chapter No. 6. In politics he is a Republican and, owning as he does, the leading photographic gallery in Oskaloosa, and treating all customers with that gentlemanly welcome which is his leading characteristic, he has established a reputation second to none in that thriving little city.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy