WARD, Charles Bonnell, (1879 - 1946)


WARD, Charles Bonnell, a Representative from New York; born in Newark, N.J., April 27, 1879; attended the public schools and was graduated from Pennsylvania Military College at Chester in 1899; moved to New York and settled in Debruce, Sullivan County, in 1903; engaged in agricultural pursuits; editor and owner of the Liberty Register at Liberty, N.Y., 1910-1928; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1925); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; resumed agricultural pursuits; owner and operator of the Debruce Inn Club until his death; died at Liberty, N.Y., May 27, 1946; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.