Ralph A. Warburton was was an All-State hockey selection at LaSalle Academy in 1941, and went on to star at Dartmouth College where he captained the Big Green’s national championship team of 1947. Warburton was a member of the American Hockey Association team chosen to play in the 1948 Winter Olympics. George Pulliam was a member of the rival AAU contingent. Because of the dispute over which squad should represent the U.S., both teams were disqualified by the International Olympic Committee. After college, Warburton played hockey professionally at the minor league level and then became president of the Nation Ice Hockey Official’s Association. He worked many years as a stockbroker.