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Publishing company executive

Joseph Francis Ward, American publishing company executive. Recipient Distinguished Citizen award, Hudson County Police Chiefs Association, 1964, Citizen award, Detective Crime Clinic New York and New Jersey, 1969.


Ward, Joseph Francis was born on March 25, 1929 in Jersey City. Son of Francis William and Josephine (Haynes) Ward.


Bachelor of Science in Management, St. Peters College, 1957. Postgraduate in Data Processing, New York University, 1963.


Office manager Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1954—1957, manager office services, 1957—1965. Assistant vice president Institute Business Planning, Englewood Cliffs, 1965—1978, vice president, since 1978. Chairman Secaucus Planning Board, New Jersey, 1960—1966.

Democratic candidate mayor Secaucus, 1971. President, charter member Secaucus Babe Ruth Baseball League, 1959. Representative New Jersey State Senate, 1981.

With United States Army, 1951-1953.


Member of St. Peters College Alumni Association, National Association RailRoad Passengers, American Defense Preparedness Association (life member), Air Force Association, Association United States Army, American Legion (honorary life, state Commander 1969-1970, national vice Commander 1979), New Jersey Policeman's Benevolent Association (honorary).


Married Joan B. Wysocki Ward, April 24, 1954. Children: Joseph S., Bernadette J.

Francis William Ward

Josephine (Haynes) Ward

Joan B. Wysocki Ward

Joseph S. Ward

Bernadette J. Ward