James F. Ward Jr.James F. Ward Jr. was born in San Diego, California in 1945. He received a doctorate in mathematics from Texas Tech University in 1970. Ward retired in 2015 after a career as a research biostatistician in the pharmaceutical industry.
He is married with two grown children, David Lawrence Ward and Karyn Elizabeth Ward, and five grandchildren named in this book’s dedication. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Elizabeth Lind Ward.