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ADA Presidents Album


Doctor Ward, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, became the seventy­sixth president of the Association at the 193 8 meeting in St. Louis. The House of Delegates adopted a set of principles and recommendations for a national health program. Doctor Ward was dean of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry from 1916 to 1934, when he was named Jonathan Taft Professor of Dentistry and chairman of the Department of Dental Materials. He was president of the Michigan State Den­tal Association in 1912 and the American Association of Dental Schools in 192 5. Doctor Ward, a prolific writer, was the editor of American Textbook of Dentistry. He was born in Michigan in 1875 and died in 1963.

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Content comprises text (a brief biography and historical highlights), facsimile of autograph and a photographic portrait for each ADA President from 1860 to 1977.