Ward, Lester Frank
|born on||18 June 1841 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )|
|Place||Joliet, Illinois, 41n32, 88w05|
|Timezone||LMT m88w05 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°42' 26°44 Asc. 18°36'|
American botanist, paleontologist, and sociologist. He served as the first president of the American Sociological Association. Ward was a pioneer who promoted the introduction of sociology courses into American higher education. He died on April 18, 1913 in Washington, DC.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Glimpses of the Cosmos" by Lester Frank Ward (New York, 1913), p. liv: ". . . on the southeast corner of Joliet and Benton Streets, Joliet, Illinois. The room in which I was born near midnight of June 18, 1841, is on the first floor in the northwest corner of house No. 514."
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Sociologist
- Vocation : Science : Biology (Botanist, Paleontologist)