Ward, Samuel, 1814-1884

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1814
Death 1884
French, English

Biographical notes:

American lobbyist and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1861 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856372

Ward, an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer, was well known in social and political circles in both the U.S. and Europe. Maud Howe Elliott was his niece, and the daughter of reformer Julia Ward Howe.

From the guide to the Papers, ca. 1814-1936., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American financier and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856368

Ward, an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer, was well-known in social and political circles in both the U.S. and Europe. His niece, Margaret Terry Chanler became an author.

From the description of Letters to Margaret Terry Chanler, 1880-1884. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367278

Ward, an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer, was well-known in social and political circles in both the U.S. and Europe. Maud Howe Elliott was his niece, and the daughter of reformer Julia Ward Howe.

From the description of Papers, ca.1814-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77786850

Samuel Ward (1814-1884) was an American lobbyist, financier, author, and adventurer.

He was the son of the banker Samuel Ward (1786-1839) and the grandson of Samuel Ward (1756-1832) soldier and merchant. His sister was Julia Ward Howe, author of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic". After leaving his father's banking house, Prime, Ward & King, he visited Latin America on behalf of U.S. corporate and government interests. By the end of the U.S. Civil War he was settled in Washington, D.C. where he lobbied the government on behalf of financiers.

From the description of Samuel Ward papers, 1647-1912. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486590

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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Science
  • Mathematics

Occupations:

  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Lobbyists

Places:

  • Nicaragua (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)