John F. Ward

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John F. Ward (June 12, 1904 - March 16, 1973) was an American politician from Maine. A Republican from Millinocket, Maine, Ward served three terms in the Maine House of Representatives (1942-1948) and 3 terms in the Maine Senate (1948-1954). He served two terms in the leadership of the Maine House, including as Majority Leader (1944-1946) and as Speaker (1946-1948).[1] During Ward's final term in the Maine Senate, he served as President during the 1954 special session.[2]


  1. ^ "Maine House of Representatives: Former Speakers". Maine. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Presidents of the Maine Senate : Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library". Maine. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014.