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WARD (Soundex W630) — See also ALWARD, AYLWARD, BENWARD, BEREWARD, BEWARD, BROWARD, CLOWARD, COWARD, DENWARD, DORWARD, DOWARD, DOWNWARD, DUWARD, EDWARD, ELWARD, FORWARD, GOWARD, HARD, HARWARD, HAYWARD, HENWARD, HEREWARD, HEYWARD, HOWARD, MILLWARD, MILWARD, OARD, SAYWARD, SEAWARD, SEWARD, SHEWARD, STEWARD, WAND, WARD-PUGH, WARDACH, WARDE, WARDELL, WARDEN, WARDER, WARDIN, WARDLAW, WARDLE, WARDLOW, WARDMAN, WARDNER, WARDROP, WARDRUP, WARDWELL, WART, WIARD, WOODWARD, WORD, YARD.

  Ward, A. D. See Alfred Decatur Ward
  Ward, A. J. — of Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, A. M. — of Casa Grande, Pinal County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Aaron (1790-1867) — of Mt. Pleasant, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1790. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1825-29, 1831-37, 1841-43. Died in 1867 (age about 77 years). Interment at Dale Cemetery, Ossining, N.Y.
  Relatives: Uncle of Elijah Ward (1816-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ward, Agnes Leonard — also known as Agnes L. Ward — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-36. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Albert — U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
Albert L. Ward Ward, Albert L. (b. 1842) — of Fairmont, Martin County, Minn. Born in New York, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; banker; postmaster at Fairmont, Minn., 1887; member of Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Ward, Albert L. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Alexa Fish — Republican. Candidate in primary for New York state assembly 96th District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Daughter of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); sister of Hamilton Fish (1951-); granddaughter of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); great-granddaughter of Alfred Clark Chapin and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); great-grandniece of Nicholas Fish (1848-1902); second great-granddaughter of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); third great-granddaughter of Nicholas Fish (1758-1833); third great-grandniece of Chester William Chapin; fourth great-granddaughter of John Kean (1756-1795); fourth great-grandniece of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810); fifth great-granddaughter of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; fifth great-grandniece of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; sixth great-granddaughter of Robert Livingston the Elder; sixth great-grandniece of Pieter Schuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); seventh great-granddaughter of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; seventh great-grandniece of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; first cousin thrice removed of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin five times removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Charles Ludlow Livingston; first cousin six times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston, Walter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin seven times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); second cousin twice removed of Charles Mann Hamilton and Robert Winthrop Kean; second cousin five times removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Peter Augustus Jay, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; third cousin once removed of Thomas Howard Kean; third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; third cousin thrice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Arthur Beebe Chapin; fourth cousin of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr..
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Ward, Alexander — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1862-63, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Alfred C. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1923-35. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Alfred Decatur (b. 1859) — also known as A. D. Ward — of Kenansville, Duplin County, N.C.; New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Born near Rosehill, Duplin County, N.C., December 25, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Kenansville, N.C., 1888-92; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Duplin County, 1893-94; member of North Carolina state senate 7th District, 1913-16. Baptist. Member, Royal Arcanum; American Bar Association. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Robinson Ward and Keziah Jane (Johnson) Ward; married, October 22, 1899, to Carolina Virginia Farrior.
  Ward, Alfred George — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Aline — of Moretown, Washington County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Ward, Andrew Harrison (1815-1904) — also known as Andrew H. Ward — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1815. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1866-67. Died in 1904 (age about 89 years). Interment at Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ward, Andrew J. — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Beaumont, Tex., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Andrew J. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Mayor of Flint, Mich., 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Andy — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Ward, Angus Ivan (1893-1969) — also known as Angus I. Ward — Born in Alvinston, Ontario, July 19, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Mukden, as of 1926; Tientsin, as of 1927-29; U.S. Consul in Tientsin, as of 1932; Moscow, as of 1934-40; U.S. Consul General in Vladivostok, as of 1943; Mukden, as of 1949; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1952-56. Died in 1969 (age about 75 years). Interment somewhere in Coin, Spain.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ward, Anisa — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Ward, Arlie M. — of Ordway, Crowley County, Colo. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Art See Arthur J. Ward
  Ward, Artemas (1727-1800) — of Massachusetts. Born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., November 26, 1727. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; state court judge in Massachusetts, 1776-77; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1779-87; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1786-87; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1780-81; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1791-95 (7th District 1791-93, 2nd District 1793-95). Died in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., October 28, 1800 (age 72 years, 336 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Mass.; statue erected 1938 at Ward Circle, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Father of Artemas Ward, Jr. (1762-1847).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Ward, Artemas, Jr. (1762-1847) — of Massachusetts. Born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., January 9, 1762. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1796-1800, 1811; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1813-17 (at-large 1813-15, 1st District 1815-17); member of Massachusetts state senate, 1818-19; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; state court judge in Massachusetts, 1820-39. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 7, 1847 (age 85 years, 271 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Artemas Ward (1727-1800) and Sarah (Trowbridge) Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ward, Artemas, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 25th District, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Arthur J. — also known as Art Ward — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Mayor of Bristol, Conn., 2010-12. Still living as of 2012.
  Ward, Arthur N. (1862-1948) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Bloomer Center, Montcalm County, Mich., January 1, 1862. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1902-03; Isabella County Treasurer, 1911-14; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1917-18; defeated, 1932. Died in 1948 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 3, 1882, to Florence N. Taylor (died 1913).
  Ward, B. G. — of Marlin, Falls County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Barbara J. — of Proctorville, Lawrence County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Ward, Baxter (1919-2002) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; television news director and anchorman for KCOP-TV, 1955-61; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1969. Died in 2002 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Benjamin — of Big Lick, Botetourt County (now Roanoke), Va. Postmaster at Big Lick, Va., 1826-27. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Bernard F. — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan; elected 1955; defeated, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Bernard N. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Betty — of Bartlesville, Washington County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Ward, Bob — of Alaska. Republican. Presidential Elector for Alaska, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Ward, Bobby T. — of Mt. Morris, Genesee County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Ward, Brent D. — U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1981-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Ward, Bruce See J. Bruce Ward
  Ward, Burton G. — of Chester, Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Chester, W.Va., 1966-67. Still living as of 1967.


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