Jonathan Ward (politician)

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Jonathan Ward (September 21, 1768, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York – September 28, 1842, Eastchester, NY) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He received limited schooling. Ward was Sheriff of Westchester County from 1802 to 1806, a member of the New York State Senate from 1807 to 1810, and a member of the Council of Appointment in 1809.

He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 14th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1815, to March 3, 1817. He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1821, and was Surrogate of Westchester County from 1828 to 1840.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter Denoyelles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district

1815 - 1817
Succeeded by
Caleb Tompkins