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Richard Ward
Birth: Apr. 15, 1689
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1763
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Colonial Governor. He served as Rhode Island Attorney General from 1712 to 1713, as Deputy and Clerk of the Rhode Island Colonial Assembly in 1714, and as Recorder of the same from 1714 to 1730. He was Deputy Governor of Rhode Island under Governor John Wanton in 1740, and became Governor upon Wanton's death in July 1740, holding the office until 1743. He was the father of Samuel Ward who also served as Colonial Governor of Rhode Island. (bio by: Jen Snoots) 
 
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  Mary Tillinghast Ward (____ - 1767)*
 
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Burial:
Common Burying Ground
Newport
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
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Richard Ward
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Richard Ward
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Richard Ward
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