Details for Roster ID 3478
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|Name:||James Dearing Ward|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1885|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Dearing Ward, Class of 1885: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 24, 1864, Campbell Co. Va. Father- Robert Chalmers Ward; Mother- Susan Lynch Dearing. Pat. Grandfather- Charles Ward; Pat. Grandmother- Martha C. Henry. Mat. Grandfather- James Griffin Dearing; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Anne Lynch. Never married. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1881; Graduated June 30, 1885 standing 2nd in a class of 17. Careers: Commandant of Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo.; Assistant Professor at VMI; Teacher. Died- Dec. 23, 1888.|