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Robert Stafford Ward

Robert Stafford Ward, American educator. Member School Committee Waltham, Massachusetts, 1937-1943.; Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Southern; Fellowship Fund grantee, 1968-1969.; Member Modern Language Association, Southern Modern Language Association, Psi Upsilon.; Club: Yale (Miami).

Background

  • Ward, Robert Stafford was born on December 20, 1906 in Waltham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Liggett and Huldah Jane (Barnes) Ward.

  • Education

    • Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1929. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1951.

      Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1937.

    Career

    • Head coach football, master English, Blair Academy, Blairstown, New Jersey, 1929-1932. Assistant football coach Yale, 1932-1933. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1937.

      Private practice, Boston, 1937-1942. Faculty U. Miami (Florida), 1946-1972, associate Professor of English, 1951-1956, professor, 1956-1972, Chairman div. humanities, 1962-1968, chairman graduate American studies, 1968-1972.

    Works

    • Editor Longfellow’s journals.

    Membership

    Member School Committee Waltham, Massachusetts, 1937-1943. Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Southern; Fellowship Fund grantee, 1968-1969.

    Member Modern Language Association, Southern Modern Language Association, Psi Upsilon. Club: Yale (Miami).

    Connections

    • Married Anne Caverly Connally, March 31, 1944. Children: Thomas C., Linda Elizabeth Ward Jacobsen, Anne Calhoun.
    • father: George Liggett Ward
    • mother: Huldah Jane (Barnes) Ward
    • spouse: Anne Caverly Connally
    • children: Thomas C. Ward
    • Linda Elizabeth Ward Jacobsen Ward
    • Anne Calhoun Ward
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    Born December 20, 1906
    Died March 22, 1975
    (aged 68)
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