Sherman Ward (1902 - 1968)

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Sherman Ward
1902 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Sherman Ward was born on May 28, 1902. He died in September 1968 at 66 years old. We know that Sherman Ward had been residing in Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee 37774.


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Sherman Ward passed away in September 1968 at 66 years old. He was born on May 28, 1902. We are unaware of information about Sherman's family. We know that Sherman Ward had been residing in Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee 37774.
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In 1902, in the year that Sherman Ward was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1920, he was 18 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1939, Sherman was 37 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1955, at the age of 53 years old, Sherman was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1968, in the year of Sherman Ward's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

Other Biographies

Other Sherman Wards

Sherman D Ward
Born: around 1925
Iowa, United States
Sherman Ward
Born: around 1915
Missouri, United States
Sherman Ward
Born: around 1922
Florida, United States
Sherman Ward
Born: around 1915
Tennessee, United States
Sherman Ward
Born: around 1909
New York, United States
Sherman Tecumseh Ward
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 29, 1958
Sherman S Ward
Jun 2, 1902 - May 11, 1960
Sherman M Ward
around 1866 - Jun 30, 1917
Sherman G. Ward
Born: around 1951
Sherman Ward
Born: around 1954
Sherman D Ward
Jul 5, 1902 - Dec 8, 1997
Sherman Ward
Aug 18, 1917 - Dec 12, 1990
Sherman Ward
Jun 27, 1912 - December 1993
Tulsa, OK
Sherman Ward
Sep 12, 1897 - February 1977
Tacoma, Washington
Sherman Ward
Jul 16, 1926 - May 8, 2005
Orem, UT
Sherman Ward
Feb 2, 1922 - March 1980
Saint John, Washington
Sherman Ward
Dec 23, 1912 - August 1982
Bethany, Missouri
Sherman B Ward
Aug 4, 1930 - Aug 2, 1986
Saint Joseph, MO
Sherman C Ward
Jan 7, 1915 - Nov 9, 1993
Saint Louis, MO
Sherman D Ward
Nov 16, 1925 - May 11, 1999
Mason City, IA

Other Wards

Nellie Ward
Jul 29, 1909 - September 1985
Grandin, Missouri
Mildred L Ward
Oct 20, 1928 - Mar 22, 1998
Lake City, TN
Clayne C Ward
Oct 28, 1929 - Dec 12, 2005
Maryville, TN
Raymond L Ward
Dec 14, 1928 - May 14, 1995
Haltom City, TX
James L Ward
Apr 5, 1911 - Jun 16, 1995
Winchester, TN
Sarah B Ward
Jan 5, 1928 - Dec 18, 2008
Albion, MI
James Ward
Apr 8, 1923 - October 1980
Adamsville, Tennessee
Charles Ward
Jul 21, 1930 - September 1972
Rufus F Ward
May 19, 1922 - Oct 19, 2004
Halls, TN
Armitha Ward
Sep 26, 1906 - Mar 22, 1994
Elizabethton, TN
Fox Ward
Feb 10, 1922 - January 1987
Greeneville, Tennessee
R v Ward
Sep 23, 1924 - Jan 19, 1990
Mountain City, TN
Frank Ward
Sep 29, 1925 - November 1984
Shirley J Ward
Jun 7, 1931 - Apr 8, 1995
Mayfield, KY
Spencer B Ward
Jun 19, 1930 - Sep 23, 1997
Elizabethton, TN
Ewing Ward
Oct 22, 1927 - Jul 30, 2010
Goodlettsville, TN
Willie L Ward
May 27, 1931 - Nov 25, 2010
Rockvale, TN
Dolores E Ward
Jan 11, 1930 - Jun 28, 2001
Chattanooga, TN
Charles D Ward
Jul 5, 1931 - Dec 6, 2009
Oliver Springs, TN
Alice D Ward
Jun 24, 1930 - Apr 29, 2005
Jacksboro, TN

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Arnold Gibson
Jan 24, 1897 - March 1982
Speedwell, Tennessee
Roy D Cechini
Dec 26, 1933 - Nov 12, 2005
Knoxville, TN
Bertha C Satterfield
Mar 8, 1929 - Oct 5, 2003
Andersonville, TN
Zula Smith
Mar 18, 1901 - March 1984
Knoxville, Tennessee
Bertie M Seay
Jun 10, 1930 - Oct 16, 2008
Knoxville, TN
Anna R Sweat
May 13, 1921 - Feb 8, 1968
Lottie E Cross
Feb 5, 1909 - Feb 12, 1996
Saratoga, WY
Cleo M Crawford
May 16, 1912 - Aug 26, 1992
Oliver Springs, TN
Eva M Baker
Feb 17, 1924 - Jul 6, 2005
Colusa, CA
Viola Fields
Aug 1, 1928 - Feb 12, 2004
Powell, TN
Rosa Freeman
Mar 28, 1927 - January 1987
Knoxville, Tennessee
Howard E Livingston
May 19, 1930 - Oct 21, 1993
Knoxville, TN
Hazel P Mcghee
Jul 30, 1925 - Feb 18, 2008
Newport, TN
Gladys R Eddington
Apr 27, 1926 - March 1996
Morristown, TN
Willie Parker
Oct 16, 1893 - January 1970
Knoxville, Tennessee
Ruby Gazlay
Feb 11, 1912 - August 1985
Sevierville, Tennessee
Clarence H Latham
May 31, 1906 - Mar 20, 1988
Knoxville, TN
Ruth B Jett
May 24, 1924 - Oct 16, 2010
Madisonville, TN
Jean M Lyons
Sep 2, 1926 - Oct 1, 2002
Fort Payne, AL
Ruth L Ridley
Jul 4, 1928 - Feb 23, 1998
Chuckey, TN
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