John Warren was elected as councilmember representing Single Member District 4 in May 2000. John attended the following schools: Booker T. Washington High School in Cleburne, Texas 1958; Prairie View University in Prairie View, Texas 1958-59; Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas, Bachelor of Science May 1963; University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, Master Degree Plan; Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, Master Degree Plan; Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas, Seminary Studies.
John’s employment career was full and varied. It includes: salesman / shoe department at J. C. Penny Co. in Cleburne, Texas 1964; claim investigator / underwriter at Atlanta Life Ins. Co. in Fort Worth, Texas 1964-65: machinist helper at Santa Fe Railroad in Cleburne, Texas 1965-68; Quality Control Technician at Johns Manville Fiber Glass in Cleburne, Texas 1968-71; math / science instructor at Alvarado ISD in Alvarado, Texas 1971-73, math / science instructor at Cleburne ISD in Cleburne, Texas 1973-81; Quality Control Division at Chaparral Steel in Midlothian, Texas 1981-83; probation officer / assistant director at Johnson County Adult Probation 1983-92; director of juvenile services at Johnson County 1992-99.
John has been and continues to be, a very involved member of the Cleburne community. He was elected to the Cleburne ISD Board of Trustees in Cleburne, Texas in May 1985 and served as president of the Cleburne ISD Board of Trustees in May from 1988-89. He served as member of the Board of Directors at Johnson County Family Crisis Center and a member of the Advisory Board at Johnson County MHMR. John is pastor at Bethel Salter AME Church and is currently serving as chairman of the Northwest Texas Board of Trustees of the Tenth Episcopal District.
John is the past chairman of Economic Development Tenth Episcopal District of the AME Church and the Past President of the Cleburne Branch of the NAACP. He currently serves as the Chaplin / Public Relations for the East Cleburne Ministerial Alliance and Chaplin of the East Cleburne Brotherhood Association. John has received many distinguished awards, including the Meritorious Service Award Cleburne Branch NAACP, Paul Quinn College Dallas Branch Alumni Association Achievement Award, Cleburne Classroom Teacher of the Year Nominee in 1978-79, Dr. Martin L. King Service Award at Tarleton State University, and Johnson County Commissioners Court Distinguished Service Award as Director of Johnson County Juvenile Probation Services. He and his wife, Delores, married in 1959, have five children as well as three grandchildren.
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