Hugh Campbell Ward was born March 10, 1864, at
Westport, Missouri, and has resided here all his life. He has
attained prominence in both law and politics.
A graduate of Harvard University, he started
in life with the best advantages.
Mr. Ward was a member of the Legislature in
1893, and was Police Commissioner from 1898 to 1902.
He was appointed receiver of the Mastin
estate in 1894 by the United States Circuit Court, and was also
receiver of the Metropolitan National Bank from 1897 to 1899, managing
these large interests in a most satisfactory manner.
Mr. Ward was married to Miss Vassie James
October 26, 1898, and has two sons, Hugh C. Ward., Jr., and James
Crawford Ward, four and two years old. Mrs. Ward was graduated
from Vassar in the class of 1879.