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Ward, K to N

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, Kate M. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Kenneth V. — of Piedmont, Mineral County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Mineral County Democratic Party, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Ward, L. M. — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1879-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; postmaster at Benton Harbor, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Lacy — of Prospect, Prince Edward County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ward, Lafe P. (b. 1925) — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Born in Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va., August 23, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1971-82. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Moose; American Bar Association; Izaak Walton League. Still living as of 1982.
  Relatives: Son of Lafe P. Ward, Sr. and Eula (Ward) Ward; married, August 16, 1951, to Dorothy Ayers.
  Ward, Laura R. — of Newton, Sussex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Ward, Lawrence See J. Lawrence Ward
  Ward, Lebbeus B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Leslie D. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Levi A. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Lew — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ward, Loomis — of California. Member of California state assembly 25th District, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Louis B. (c.1892-1942) — of Michigan. Born about 1892. Business representative for "radio priest" Charles Coughlin; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936 (Democratic primary), 1936 (The Third Party), 1940 (Democratic primary). Died, of a heart attack, in the New York Central railroad station, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., April 20, 1942 (age about 50 years). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Ward, Luman A. — of Hornellsville (now Hornell), Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Lyman — Republican. Candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, M. Thomas See Michael Thomas Ward
  Ward, Mabel S. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Wiley L. Ward (1900?-?).
  Ward, Madeline F. — of Saranac Lake, Franklin County, N.Y. Acting postmaster at Saranac Lake, N.Y., 1943. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Mamre H. (1899-1969) — of Mondovi, Buffalo County, Wis.; Durand, Pepin County, Wis. Born in Durand, Pepin County, Wis., January 16, 1899. Republican. Farmer; president, Bank of Durand; vice-president, Security National Bank of Durand; vice-president, Durand Canning Company (packers of peas and beans); member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1951-58 (Buffalo and Pepin counties 1951-54, Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce counties 1955-58); defeated, 1958. Died in October, 1969 (age 70 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Marcella E. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ward, Marcus Lawrence (1812-1884) — also known as Marcus L. Ward — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, November 9, 1812. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860; speaker, 1868; Governor of New Jersey, 1866-69; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1866-68; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1866-68; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1873-75. Died April 25, 1884 (age 71 years, 168 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ward, Margaret — of Alaska. Alaskan Independence candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Ward, Marjorie — of Gaylord, Otsego County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959. Female. Still living as of 1959.
  Ward, Martin (1874-1914) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, May 5, 1874. Democrat. Bartender; elected Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District 1914, but died before taking office. Irish ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1914 (age 40 years, 205 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Ward and Margaret (Curley) Ward.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ward, Martin C. — of Stone Church, Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County 2nd District, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Mary — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 27th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Ward, Mary — of Merced, Merced County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Ward, Mary Allyson — of Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Ward, Mary H. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Matthias (1805-1861) — of Texas. Born in Elbert County, Ga., October 13, 1805. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1842-44; member of Texas state senate, 1849-50; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1858-59. Member, Freemasons. Died in Warm Springs (now Hot Springs), Madison County, N.C., October 5, 1861 (age 55 years, 357 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ward, Maurice — also known as Morris Ward — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Candidate for Arizona state senate 23rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Ward, Melissa — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Ward, Messer — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Michael Delavan (b. 1951) — also known as Mike Ward — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., January 7, 1951. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 34th District, 1989-93; defeated, 1987; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1995-97; defeated, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996. Still living as of 2002.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Ward, Michael J. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928, 1940, 1944, 1952, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Michael J. — of Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Michael Thomas (1884-1951) — also known as M. Thomas Ward — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Harvard, Kent County, Mich., December 27, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Bar Association. Died September 10, 1951 (age 66 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Ward and Mary (Kain) Ward; married to Vera Wilkinson.
  Ward, Mike See Michael Delavan Ward
  Ward, Mike — of Irvine, Orange County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Irvine, Calif., 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ward, Morris See Maurice Ward
  Ward, Nancy — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 12th District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Ward, Nathan O. — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Newton E. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 5th District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Newton O. — of Michigan. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Norman E. — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Rockville, Md., 1943-52 (acting, 1943-44). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Norman F. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Norman G. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ward, Norman L. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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