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Charles B. Ward, Congressman from New York

Charles Bonnell Ward (April 27, 1879 – May 27, 1946) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Ward attended the public schools and was graduated from Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University) in 1899. He moved to New York and settled in Debruce. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was editor and owner of the Liberty Register at Liberty, New York from 1910 to 1928.

Ward was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1925). He declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. He resumed agricultural pursuits. He was owner and operator of the Debruce Inn Club until his death. He died at Liberty, New York, May 27, 1946. He was interred in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey.


  • United States Congress. "Charles B. Ward (id: W000129)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Charles B. Ward at Find a Grave

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George McClellan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th congressional district

Succeeded by
Harcourt J. Pratt

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