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Elmer L. Ward

Elmer L. Ward, American apparel executive. Member Men’s Fashion Association American (directory).


  • Ward, Elmer L. was born on February 25, 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lawrence Stephen and Mary (O’Connell) Ward.

  • Education

    • Graduate Boston English High School, 1916.


    • Firm Forte-Moran Company, Boston, 1921-1924, Campbell-Ward Company, Boston, 1924-1931. General manager Goodall Company, Sanford, Maine, 1931-1935, president, 1935-1944, president Goodall-Sanford, Inc. (merger Sanford Mills and Goodall Worsted Company), 1944-1954.

      President Goodall Fabrics, Inc., 1944-1954. President Palm Beach Company (Goodall Company), 1955-1968, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1968-1982. Knight, Order Malta.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Men’s Fashion Association American (directory). Clubs: Algonquin (Boston).


    • Married Alice G. Brown, August 14, 1924. Children: Elmer L., Lawrence W., William A., Robert B. Member.
    • father: Lawrence Stephen Ward
    • mother: Mary (O’Connell) Ward
    • spouse: Alice G. Brown
    • children: Elmer L. Ward
    • Lawrence W. Ward
    • William A. Ward
    • Robert B. Mem Ward
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    Born February 25, 1898
    Died 1982
    (aged 83)