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association executive

John William Ward, American association executive. Guggenheim fellow, 1958, 68. Chairman Massachusetts Special Commission Concerning State and County buildings, 1978-1980. Member American Antiquarian Society (vice president).

Background

Ward, John William was born on December 21, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Jay and Margaret (Carrigan) Ward.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard, 1945. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1953.

Career

Member faculty Princeton, 1952-1964. Associate professor history, chairman program American civilization, 1960-1964. Member faculty Amherst College, 1964-1979, professor history and American studies, chairman history department, 1967-1970, president, 1971-1979, American Council Learned Societies, 1982-1985.

Works

Membership

Chairman Massachusetts Special Commission Concerning State and County buildings, 1978-1980. Member American Antiquarian Society (vice president).

Connections

Married Barbara Carnes, March 19, 1949. Children– David, Christopher, Andrew.

father:
John Jay Ward

mother:
Margaret (Carrigan) Ward

spouse:
Barbara Carnes

child:
David Ward

child:
Christopher Ward

child:
Andrew Ward