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  Ford, James W.
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NameJames W. Ford
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Memphis, Tennessee , United States
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Born February 11, 1949
Died November 27, 2001 (52 years)
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Aug 20, 2009 12:15pm
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InfoDr. Ford is in private practice as an ophthalmologist, is staff physician at the Memphis Health Center, and has served as pastor of the Fellowship Church of God in Christ.

A product of Shelby County school system, Dr. Ford is a graduate of Mitchell High School. He received a B.S. degree in Zoology from Tennessee State University, and an M.D. degree from Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. He also attended American Baptist Theological Seminary, and New York Law School. He was elected to Memphis City Council from 1979-1994, and served as chairman in 1986 and 1992.

Dr. Ford was elected to the Shelby County Board of Commissioners in 1994and reelected in 1998. He has been a leader on health issues on the Board of Commissioners.

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FAMILY
Father Newton J. Ford 1914-1986
Brother John N. Ford 1942-
Nephew Vince Morgan 0000-
Niece Kemba Ford 0000-
Brother Emmitt N. Ford 1943-
Brother Harold Ford, Sr. 1945-
Nephew Sir Isaac Ford 0000-
Nephew Harold E. Ford, Jr. 1970-
Nephew Jake Ford 1972-
Sister Ophelia Ford 1950-
Brother Joe Ford 1954-
Nephew Joe Ford, Jr. 0000-
Nephew Justin Ford 0000-
Brother Edmund Ford, Sr. 1955-
Nephew Edmund Ford, Jr. 0000-

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  08/04/1994 Shelby County Commissioner - Dist 3 Pos 3 Won 52.57% (+27.36%)
  10/03/1991 Memphis City Council - District 6 Won 86.78% (+73.55%)
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