Obituary of Alba Houghton Warren, 1874-1950


Alba H. Warren, veteran public utilities official, died Monday morning at his home, 520 West Mallory street.

Mr. Warren served years ago as superintendent of the local electric power company and later served in similar capacities in Texas, Louisiana and Georgia. He was an official of United Gas when he retired about eight years ago.

He was a native of Worcester, Mass., and came South when a young man.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora Brent Warren; two sons, Alba H., Jr., of Princeton, N.J., and Brent Warren of Houston, Texas, and a sister, Mrs. John A. Denholm, Bronxville, N.Y.

Funeral time will be determined after arrival of the sons. Rites probably will be conducted Wednesday. Msgr. William J. Cusicke will officiate.

Pallbearers will be nephews Brent Watson, Thomas Watson, Carol [Carroll] Watson, Sinclair Watson, James Turtle and James Watson.

Waters and Hibbert will direct.

The obituary appeared in the Pensacola Journal, Tuesday, 28 March 1950, p.5.

Alba Houghton Warren was born 24 Apr 1874 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of William Everett Warren and Sarah Houghton. He married Cora Brent, daughter of Francis Celestino Brent and Mary Ella Shuttleworth, on 17 April 1911 in Pensacola, Florida. Alba and Cora are buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Pensacola.

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