WARD, Francis Watson


City: Memphis

WARD, Francis Watson druggist; born Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 6, 1860; Sctoch-Welsh [sic] descent; son of John James and Ellen Tyler (Young) WARD; father’s occupation, lawyer, captain in C.S. army; paternal grandparents Francis Watson and Mary (McKee) WARD, maternal grandparents Dr. William Tyler and Ellen Gordon (Stewart) YOUNG; educated at Huntsville, Ala.; entered the drug business in early life; married twice, first, Hattie Belle NEELLY, April 23, 1883, second, Jennie Dill CHALLEN, Sept. 6, 1891; Democrat; vestryman Grace Episcopal church, Memphis, Tenn.; president Tennessee State Board of Pharmacists; former vice-president, now president of the Southern Boards of Pharmacy.


Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans of To-Day. Memphis: Paul & Douglas Co, 1911.

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