The Hon. John Elliott Ward

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John Elliott Ward, the Hon.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sunbury, Liberty County, Georgia
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Midway Cemetery, Thomas, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Ward and Sarah Ann Ward
Husband of Olivia Buckminster Ward
Father of James Montfort Ward; 1 Ward and 2 Ward
Brother of Louisa Vanyeverine Winn

Occupation: lawyer, legislator, and diplomat
Managed by: William Chandler Lanier Jr.
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About The Hon. John Elliott Ward

He opposed secession, and during the Civil War he did not participate actively in the Confederate cuase - Myers p. 1714

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Elliot_Ward

John Elliott Ward (1814–1902) was an American politician and diplomat. He served as United States Attorney for Georgia, mayor of Savannah, Georgia, speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, president of the Georgia Senate, president of the 1856 Democratic National Convention, and United States Minister to China under James Buchanan. He resigned from his diplomatic post shortly after the outbreak of the American Civil War, returned to Savannah, and after the war, moved to New York City, where he practiced law for several years.

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The Hon. John Elliott Ward's Timeline

1814
October 2, 1814
Sunbury, Liberty County, Georgia
1839
August 15, 1839
Age 24
1854
October 5, 1854
Age 40
Liberty County, Georgia, USA
1902
November 29, 1902
Age 88
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Thomas, Georgia, United States