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Ward, James William, M.D., 1862-1939: Home

Portrait of James William Ward, M.D., 1862-1939

Portrait of James Ward, M.D.

Portrait of James William Ward, M.D. on display in the Skyline Building.

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Photo of James Ward from History of homoeopathy and its institutions in America

Source: History of homoeopathy and its institutions in America : their founders, benefactors, faculties, officers, hospitals, alumni, etc., with a record of achievement of its representatives in the world of medicine / by William Harvey King, 1905. 


James Ward Yearbook Photo

Source: Fleur-O-scope (NYMC Yearbook). Issued by the students of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and Flower Hospital. 1935.

Brief Biographical Sketch

Birth: 1862 (Minneapolis, MN)
Death: 1939

NYMC History: 

  • Honorary Member, Board of Trustees, 1925-1935.
  • Graduate, New York Homeopathic Medical College, 1883.
  • Winner, First Faculty Prize, "For highest grade of scholarship through the whole course of three years' study. A complete Office Case of Medicines -- 500 remedies in various potencies."


Additional Biographical Information:

  • President and Commissioner, Health Commission of the City and County of San Francisco, 1901-1907. (During 1906 San Francisco earthquake).
  • Dean, Hahnemann Medical College of the Pacific, San Francisco, 1899-1917.

Selected Biographical Articles