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William John Ward (October 25, 1880 – August 18, 1971) was a Canadian politician, farmer, insurance agent, and real estate agent from Dauphin, Manitoba. A member of the Ginger Group, he joined the Progressives in 1921, was a Liberal Progressive from 1926–1935, a Liberal from 1935 to 1957, and an Independent Liberal from 1957 to his death. He represented the Dauphin electoral district in the House of Commons of Canada from 1921–1930, 1935–1945, and 1949-1953.

William John Ward
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Dauphin
In office
Preceded byRobert Cruise
Succeeded byJames Langstaff Bowman
In office
Preceded byJames Langstaff Bowman
Succeeded byFred Zaplitny
In office
Preceded byFred Zaplitny
Succeeded byFred Zaplitny
Personal details
Born(1880-10-25)October 25, 1880
near Owen Sound, Ontario
DiedAugust 18, 1971(1971-08-18) (aged 90)
Dauphin, Manitoba
Political partyProgressive Party of Canada
Liberal Progressive
Independent Liberal