WARD, Jonathan, (1768 - 1842)


WARD, Jonathan, a Representative from New York; born in the town of Eastchester, N.Y., September 21, 1768; received a limited schooling; assessor of Eastchester in 1791; sheriff of Westchester County 1802-1806; served in the State senate in 1807; member of the council of appointment in 1809; elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); member of the State constitutional convention in 1821; surrogate of Westchester County 1828-1840; died in the town of Eastchester, N.Y., September 28, 1842.