Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Canaday, Ward Murphey
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Ward M. Canaday
- Canaday, Ward
- Canaday, Ward Murphy
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
Ward Murphey Canaday was born in Indiana and attended Harvard. He began working for Willys-Overland Motors, Inc. in 1916, and spent most of the next fifty years with the company, eventually becoming Chairman of the Board and President. He was responsible for providing transportation for the Byzantine Institute in Turkey, and was a member of the Institute in the 1950s. He was married to Mariam Louise Coffin and had two children.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
US LCNAF n 83126535
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
This record was created by Beth Bayley on October 26, 2012.
- LCNAF: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83126535
- The finding aid created by the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives.
- “The History of Ward M. Canaday and the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections,” Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections, University of Toledo, viewed 2 November 2011, <http://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/history.html>