Martin Luther WARD, Jr.

Male 1890 - 1973  (83 years)


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  • Name Martin Luther WARD, Jr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 6 Sep 1890  Chula Vista, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1973  San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SSN: 556541182
      Called “Luther” or “Lute”

      Wrote a recollection of the Martin Luther Ward family that appeared in “The Chula Vista Historical Societ Presents Family, Friends, and Homes.” Chula Vista Historical Society, 1991. Text for the article appears under the Martin Luther Ward entry.

      On grave: 1st Lt. US Army World War I.

      At the time of the settlement of his father’s estate, M. Luther resided at 2554 Front Street, San Diego, San Diego, California.

      Unable to locate 1920 census record.

      1930 Census: 2554 Front Street, San Diego, San Diego, California:
      Ward, Martin L., age 39, born in CA, father born in Ohio, mother born in Iowa, attorney-general practice;
      Dorothy C., his wife, age 26, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Canada, mother born in Maryland.

      The San Diego Union, Sunday, November 25, 1973:
      “Martin Ward Services on Tuesday”
      “Services for Martin Luther Ward, Jr., 83, retired San Diego attorney, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson-Saum & Knobel Mortuary.
      Ward, a lifelong resident of the county, died Thursday in a convalescent hospital. He lived at 3175 Cauby St.
      A graduate of Stanford University Law School, Ward began legal practice in San Diego in 1914. His father was a pioneer attorney in San Diego.
      Ward retired from his firm, Ward & Ward, several years ago because of illness. The firm is now run by his nephew, Miflin Ward.
      Ward served as an Army flight lieutenant during World War I. He was one of the organizers of the San Diego Country Club.
      He was a member of San Diego Masonic Lodge 35, the Scottish Rite Bodies, Al Bahr Shrine and the University Club. He is survived by his widow, Dorothy; two daughters, and six grandchildren.
      The family suggested donations to the Stanford University scholarship fund.
      Cremation is planned.”
    Person ID I665  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2016 

    Father Martin Luther WARD,   b. 12 Mar 1850, Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1930, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ella Bella MCCARTNEY,   b. 20 Jan 1857, Vinton, Benton, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1931, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1881  Vinton, Benton, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego.  Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego. Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Contains graves for Judge John and Anna B. McCartney, Martin Luther and Ella B. Ward, John McCartney and Della Elizabeth Ward, Quintillian Chaney Ward, Martin Luther and Dorothy C. Ward, Jr. and Luther Mifflin Ward.
    Histories
    Stories.  Ward, Martin Luther, Jr.  Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Stories. Ward, Martin Luther, Jr. Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Written by Martin Luther Ward, Jr. Completed in March, 1957.
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet

    Family Dorothy CAMERON,   b. 18 Apr 1903, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1981, Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1927 
    Children 
    +1. Barbara Jean WARD
     2. Linda Ann WARD
    Documents
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego.  Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Death. Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego. Map of Div. B, Lot 5, Gr. 1 through 12.
    Contains graves for Judge John and Anna B. McCartney, Martin Luther and Ella B. Ward, John McCartney and Della Elizabeth Ward, Quintillian Chaney Ward, Martin Luther and Dorothy C. Ward, Jr. and Luther Mifflin Ward.
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F349  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Sep 1890 - Chula Vista, San Diego, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1973 - San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Stories.  Ward, Martin Luther, Jr.  Biographical sketch of his father, Martin Luther Ward.
    Stories. Ward, Martin Luther, Jr. Biographical sketch of his father, Martin Luther Ward.
    Appeared in "Family, Friends, and Homes," pp. 368-371, published by The Chula Vista Historical Society, 1991.
    Stories.  Ward, Martin Luther, Jr.  Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Stories. Ward, Martin Luther, Jr. Memoirs of the Martin Ward family.
    Written by Martin Luther Ward, Jr. Completed in March, 1957.