National Affairs: WHO'S WHO IN THE GOP: WARREN

Before the Philadelphia convention next June, a major job of the nation's voters will be to absorb, weigh and compare the records in the Republican Who's Who of presidential candidates. Herewith, in the second of a series, TIME publishes the condensed biography and political record of California's Governor Earl Warren.

Vital Statistics. Age: 57 (born March 19, 1891 in a five-room frame house on Los Angeles' dingy Turner Street). Ancestry: his grandfather was Halvar Varran, a Norwegian carpenter, who came to the U.S. with his wife and two sons, settled in Iowa and anglicized...

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