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Canaday, Ward Murphey

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Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Canaday, Ward Murphey

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Other form(s) of name

  • Ward M. Canaday
  • Canaday, Ward
  • Canaday, Ward Murphy

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Dates of existence

1885-1976

History

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.

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Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF n 83126535

Institution identifier

DDO-ICFA

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was created by Beth Bayley on October 26, 2012.

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  • English

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