Wardell Edwin "Ward" Bond (April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960)
Ward Bond was featured in over 200 movies and the television series
Wagon Train on NBC from 1957-1962 and on ABC from 1962-1965. He
initially starred as the wagon master, but was later replaced upon his
death in 1960 by John McIntire. In 2001, Bond was inducted into the
Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western
Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.