Jonathan Ward (politician)

Jonathan Ward (September 21, 1768, Eastchester, Westchester County, New York – September 28, 1842, Eastchester, NY) was an American politician from New York.


He received limited schooling. Ward was Sheriff of Westchester County from 1802 to 1806, a member of the New York State Senate from 1807 to 1810, and a member of the Council of Appointment in 1809.

He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 14th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1815, to March 3, 1817. He was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1821, and was Surrogate of Westchester County from 1828 to 1840.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter Denoyelles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Caleb Tompkins