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== Early years ==
 
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A. P. Warrington was born in Berlin, Maryland on [[August 27]], 1866.<ref></ref> in His father, William Warrington, was a planter.<ref>"A. P. Warrington." ''The American Theosophist'' 27.7 (July, 1939), 149.</ref>
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A. P. Warrington was born in Berlin, Maryland on [[August 27]], 1866.<ref>California Index Cards.</ref> in His father, William Warrington, was a planter.<ref>"A. P. Warrington." ''The American Theosophist'' 27.7 (July, 1939), 149.</ref>
  
 
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[[Category:Presidents of TSA|Warrington, A. P.]]
 
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[[Category:General Secretaries in TS Adyar|Warrington, A. P.]]
 
[[Category:General Secretaries in TS Adyar|Warrington, A. P.]]

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A. P. Warrington as international vice president, taken June, 4 1933

Albert Powell Warrington was an attorney and banker who served as President of the American Theosophical Society from 1912-1920 and who founded the Krotona colony in Hollywood.

A. P. Warrington in Theosophical Messenger, September 1911

Early years

A. P. Warrington was born in Berlin, Maryland on August 27, 1866.[1] in His father, William Warrington, was a planter.[2]

Business career

Theosophical work

A. P. Warrington was admitted to the Theosophical Society on June, 1896. His membership was sponsored by Alexander Fullerton and Hannah E. Phillips.

A. P. and Betty Warrington after wedding







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A. P. Warrington in Krotona, Hollywood

Presidency









A. P. Warrington as Vice President of TS Adyar

Vice President of TS Adyar






A. P. Warrington on beach at Adyar

After the death of Dr. Besant on September 20, 1933, Mr. Warrington took over as President Pro Tem until June, 1934, when George Arundale took office following the election.



Final years

Following his years in Adyar, Warrington returned to Krotona in Ojai, California. He was a member of Ojai Valley Oaks Lodge and continued to be a member of the General Council of the Theosophical SOciety until 1937. on June 16, 1939, he died in Ojai. Cremation took place on June 17.[3]

Writings

Mr. Warrington served as editor of The American Theosophist [First Series], 1913-14, and its successor The Theosophic Messenger, issues 4-8 titled "The American Theosophist and the Theosophic Messenger."

He authored 217 articles under the name AP Warrington, another 37 [mostly book reviews and obituaries] under the initials APW, and probably numerous others anonymously or as the General Secretary or National President.

Notes

  1. California Index Cards.
  2. "A. P. Warrington." The American Theosophist 27.7 (July, 1939), 149.
  3. "A. P. Warrington." The American Theosophist 27.7 (July, 1939), 163.