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Artemas Ward

Artemas WardBorn: 26-Nov-1727
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, MA
Died: 28-Oct-1800
Location of death: Shrewsbury, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Politician
Party Affiliation: Federalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Major General of the Continental Army

Military service: Continental Army

Father: Nahum Ward (b. 1684, d. 1754)
Mother: Martha
Wife: Sarah Trowbridge (b. 3-Dec-1724, m. 31-Jul-1750, d. 13-Dec-1788, five sons, three daughters)
Son: Ithamar (b. 1752)
Son: Nahun (b. 1754)
Daughter: Sara (b. 1756)
Son: Thomas (b. 1758)
Son: Artemas Ward, Jr. (b. 1762)
Son: Henry Dana (b. 1768)
Daughter: Martha (b. 1760)
Daughter: Maria (b. 1764)

    University: Harvard University (1948)

    US Congressman, Massachusetts 2nd (1793-95)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 7th (1791-93)
    Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1779-85)
    Delegate to the Continental Congress Massachusetts (1780-81)

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