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BALL (Soundex B400) — See also BAHL, BAHLE, BAIL, BAILE, BAILL, BALE, BALI, BALLAM, BALLANCE, BALLARD, BALLATO, BALLEN, BALLER, BALLERAS, BALLES, BALLESTA, BALLETTA, BALLETTO, BALLEW, BALLI, BALLIET, BALLIETT, BALLIF, BALLIN, BALLINA, BALLIS, BALLOCK, BALLOH, BALLON, BALLORI, BALLOU, BALLOUN, BALLOUZ, BALLOW, BALLUFFI, BALLY, BAYLE, BEALL, BELL, BILL, BOLL, BULL, DALL, DYBALL, FALL, GRIMBALL, HAYBALL, KIMBALL, KINBALL, MACLEOD-BALL, ODDBALL, PALL, PALMER-BALL, TIDBALL, TRUMBALL, VALL.

  BALL: See also Garnett Andrews — Frederick Bates — Martin Waltham Bates — Charles Wesley Bouck — Nathan Ball Bradley — Richard Thompson Buckler — Jack L. Christian — Paul Everett Coil — Charles H. Cole — Calvin Ball Crosby — Herbert Ball Crosby — John Jefferson DeHaven — Andrew B. Dunsmore — Alfred Irénée du Pont — Lee Earl Emerson — John Webster Farmer — Francis Ball Fay — John Wesley Fisher — William Ball Gilbert — Roy Lee Harmon — John Ball Horton — J. LeRoy Huffman — Clarence Leo Ireland — Henry Laurens — John Laurens — Michael W. MacLeod-Ball — Paul K. Moats — Daniel Edgar Morgan — James Ball Naylor — John Ball Osborne — Alvin Mansfield Owsley — Shirley W. Palmer-Ball — George Walbridge Perkins — Spencer Roane — Harold Ball Sadowski — Elias Ball scott — Allan Percy Sill — James Washington Singleton — John Grover Stone — James Scollay Taft — George Washington — Joseph Ball Yerkes
  Ball, Mrs. A. A. — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, A. J. — of Weatherford, Parker County, Tex. Mayor of Weatherford, Tex., 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, A. M. W. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, A. W. — of Rushville, Schuyler County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Mrs. Albert — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Ball, Alex — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ball, Alfred J. — of Woodhaven, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Allen D. (b. 1882) — of Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., July 22, 1882. Republican. Member of Vermont state senate from Windsor County, 1923; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1924. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Allison — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Ball, Arley C. — of Boone County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Boone County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Artemas A. (b. 1846) — of North Ferrisburg, Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vt. Born in Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vt., 1846. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Ferrisburgh, 1888. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Arthur See Edmund Arthur Ball
  Ball, Bert — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Park Ridge, Ill., 1965-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Ball, Bill See William Ball
  Ball, Buddy Gene — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 2nd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ball, Byron D. (b. 1834) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in 1834. Member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1871-72; Michigan state attorney general, 1873-74; resigned 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, C. D. — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Calvin H. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 8th District, 1947-48, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Carman F. — of New York. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District; elected 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Ball, Carolyn — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, Cecil L. — of San Carlos, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of San Carlos, Calif., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Champness — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Belleville, Ill., 1853-58. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Chandler See L. Chandler Ball
  Ball, Charles — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Ball, Charles C. (d. 1893) — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Mayor of Henderson, Ky., 1883-87, 1890-93; died in office 1893. Died in 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Charles H. — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Lafayette, Ind., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Charles M. (1871-1955) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, August 24, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1924-26. Member, Elks. Died in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, May 11, 1955 (age 83 years, 260 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Plimpton Ball (1838-1909) and Elizabeth (Shanafelt) Ball (1842-1935); married, June 24, 1914, to Louella Kidd (1879-1969); fourth cousin of Silas Harold Zinn (1908-1979).
  Ball, Claude C. (b. 1873) — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Born in Delaware County, Ind., September 26, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Ball (1843-1879) and Susanna (Hale) Ball; married, August 8, 1905, to Edna M. Sutton; second cousin five times removed of George Washington; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross (1800-1856).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Ball, Claude C. (b. 1881) — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in England, 1881. Progressive. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Clayton R. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 20th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Ball, Cora Bell — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Ball, Cornelius S. — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Rye, N.Y., 1947-77 (acting, 1947-49). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, D. S. — of Madison County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Madison County, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Dan — of New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Fairfield, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, David Alexander (1851-1928) — also known as David A. Ball — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo. Born in Lincoln County, Mo., June 18, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Champ Clark; bank director; member of Missouri state senate 11th District, 1885-88; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1887; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; candidate in primary for Governor of Missouri, 1908; Pike County Probate Judge, 1919-28. Died, in Pike County Hospital, Louisiana, Pike County, Mo., October 1, 1928 (age 77 years, 105 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Edmund Ball (1824-1906) and Elizabeth Henry (Dyer) Ball (1829-1913); married, May 10, 1875, to Jessie Minor (1852-1925); married, March 5, 1927, to Cora J. Jones (1883-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Don — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 55th District, 1964-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Ball, Doris — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 49th District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, E. Arthur See Edmund Arthur Ball
  Ball, E. D. — of Wirt County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Eddie — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Ball, Edgar L. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1964 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Edmund Arthur (1894-1947) — also known as E. Arthur Ball — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind.; Westwood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., December, 1894. Democrat. Vice-president of the Ball Brothers glass container company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Died, from a heart seizure brought on by influenza, while seated in his parked car at the municipal airport, in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., April 16, 1947 (age 52 years, 0 days). Entombed at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Clayton Ball (1858-1943) and Elizabeth Wolfe (Brady) Ball (1867-1944); married, January 24, 1920, to Frances Louise Davies; nephew of George Alexander Ball; third cousin thrice removed of Harrison Blodget (1801-1899).
  Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Eastman family; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Edward (1811-1872) — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Born near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., November 6, 1811. Farmer; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Muskingum County, 1845-49, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1853-57. Methodist. Accidentally killed by a railroad train near Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, November 22, 1872 (age 61 years, 16 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Lee Ball (1781-1824) and Sarah (Cassidy) Ball (1789-1863); married, January 8, 1840, to Margaret Garges.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ball, Edward John — of Amboy (now Perth Amboy), Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Amboy, N.J., 1794-95. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Eugene R. — also known as Gene Ball — of Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1969-72; defeated, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ball, Flamen (1809-1885) — of Clifton (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Harlem, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 5, 1809. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1861-69; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 20, 1885 (age 76 years, 15 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1829 to Evelina Candler (1810-1864).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Floyd See William Floyd Ball
  Ball, Francis — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Postmaster at Pocatello, Idaho, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Frank J. — of Lancaster, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Lancaster, N.Y., 1937-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Frank L. — of Arlington County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 30th District, 1924-31; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 22nd District, 1945; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 9th District, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Frank W. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Member of Michigan Union Silver Party State Central Committee, 1899; Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate 16th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Franklin P. — of Rockingham, Windham County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Rockingham, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Fred See John Fred Ball
  Ball, Freelon Q. — of Monson, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Gaylord — of Toluca, Marshall County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Gene See Eugene R. Ball
  Ball, Genevieve — of Chesterland, Geauga County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Ball, George Alexander (1862-1955) — also known as George A. Ball — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Born in Green, Summit County, Ohio, November 5, 1862. Republican. President, Ball Brothers glass manufacturing company; chairman, Merchants National Bank of Muncie; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1932-37. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Gamma Sigma; Freemasons; Rotary. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., October 22, 1955 (age 92 years, 351 days). Entombed at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Lucius Styles Ball (1814-1878) and Maria Polly (Bingham) Ball (1822-1892); married to Frances Woodworth (1872-1958); uncle of Edmund Arthur Ball; third cousin twice removed of Harrison Blodget; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Harrison Blodget (1850-1923) and Albert Lemando Bingham.
  Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Seward family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, George D. — Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, George J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, George W. (b. 1848) — of Jefferson County, Iowa. Born in Brooke County, Va. (now W.Va.), March 6, 1848. Farmer; bank director; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1888-90, 1915-16; member of Iowa state senate 2nd District, 1917-18. Christian. Member, Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Ball (1820?-?) and Margaret (Langfitt) Ball; married, October 31, 1872, to Margaret L. Laughlin (died 1912).
  Ball, George W. — of Big Otter, Clay County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Clay County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, George Wildman (1909-1994) — also known as George W. Ball — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, December 21, 1909. U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1968. Died at New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 26, 1994 (age 84 years, 156 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Ball and Edna (Wildman) Ball; married, September 16, 1932, to Ruth Murdoch.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Gideon J. — of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Glenn — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Greg — of Athens, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 27th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ball, H. S. — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Mayor of Salinas, Calif., 1875-86, 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Harrison — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Dexter, Mich., 1883, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Harrison — of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Harry See R. Harry Ball
  Ball, Heisler See Lewis Heisler Ball
  Ball, Henry A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Henry V. — of Erie County, Pa. Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Homer Keaton (b. 1924) — also known as Homer Ball — of Athens, Mercer County, W.Va. Born October 15, 1924. Democrat. Mercer County Sheriff, 1965-68; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1995-96; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1997-. Methodist. Member, Habitat for Humanity; Lions; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Still living as of 1997.
  Relatives: Son of William Harvey Ball and Sallie (Keaton) Ball; married to Helen Blankenship.
  Ball, Irvin A. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Republican. Acting postmaster at San Jose, Calif., 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, J. Fred See John Fred Ball
  Ball, J. Rodney See John Rodney Ball
  Ball, J. S. — of Monroe, Green County, Wis. Postmaster at Monroe, Wis., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Jack J. — of Ewing, Mercer County, N.J. Mayor of Ewing, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Ball, James F. — of Montgomery City, Montgomery County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, James H. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, James H. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, James J. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Ball, James M. — of Bisbee, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1912-13. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, James M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932 (Democratic primary), 1936 (Republican primary), 1936 (United). Burial location unknown.
  Ball, James R. — of Virginia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, Jane Ellen — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Ball, Joe A. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ball, John — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1792-94. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, John — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Ball, John — of Garland, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ball, John — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ball, John Fred — also known as J. Fred Ball — of Newport, Jackson County, Ark. Democrat. Postmaster at Newport, Ark., 1944-65 (acting, 1944). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, John Rodney (b. 1881) — also known as J. Rodney Ball — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., June 17, 1881. Republican. Newspaper reporter; president, Lawrence Morris Plan Bank; vice-president, Essex Savings Bank; director, Lawrence Cooperative Bank; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank James Ball and Mary Graves (Mann) Ball; married, February 24, 1909, to Maude R. Peary.
  Ball, John S. — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, John W. — of New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 46th District, 1962; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; chair of Chenango County Democratic Party, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Ball, Joseph — of Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa. Member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of George W. Ball (1848-?).
  Ball, Mrs. Joseph A. — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Joseph A. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Joseph Hurst (1905-1993) — also known as Joseph H. Ball — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Crookston, Polk County, Minn., November 3, 1905. Republican. Newspaper reporter; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1940-42, 1943-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Protestant. Died of a stroke, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., December 18, 1993 (age 88 years, 45 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Ball and Florence E. (Hurst) Ball; married 1928 to Elizabeth Robbins; third cousin twice removed of Jesse Hiatt (1841-1925).
  Political family: Hiatt-Ball family of Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Joshua D. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Karen Susan — also known as Karen S. Ball — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1992, 1996; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1992. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, Keith — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Berrien County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Ball, L. Chandler — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, L. F. — of Wayne County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, L. Heisler See Lewis Heisler Ball
  Ball, Lana Bowman — Republican. Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, Larry R. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 44th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Ball, Leonard — of Sanilac County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Sanilac County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Lewis C. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state senate 2nd District, 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Lewis Heisler (1861-1933) — also known as L. Heisler Ball — of Faulkland, New Castle County, Del.; Marshallton, New Castle County, Del. Born near Stanton, New Castle County, Del., September 21, 1861. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1908 (alternate), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee); Delaware state treasurer, 1899-1901; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1901-03; defeated, 1902; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1903-05, 1919-25. Died, from pneumonia, in Faulkland, New Castle County, Del., October 18, 1933 (age 72 years, 27 days). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Ball (1828-1900) and Sarah Ann (Baldwin) Ball (1834-1905); married, November 14, 1893, to Katherine Springer Justis (1871-1956).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Luella W. — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Claremont 1st Ward, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Ball, M. F. — of Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, N.J. Postmaster at Wood-Ridge, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Margaret — of Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Ball, Martin, Jr. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1934, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Michael — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Mira — Republican. Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Ball, Mottrone D. — of Sitka, Alaska. Born in Virginia. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1879; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1885-87. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Sallie L. Ball (1838?-?).
  Ball, N. — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Postmaster at Owosso, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Nathaniel A. H. (born c.1827) — of Gold Hill, Storey County, Nev. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., about 1827. Delegate to Nevada state constitutional convention, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Newell — of Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1895-96; defeated, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Norman C. — of Clarion, Clarion County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Oral L. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Ball, Phineas (1824-1894) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born January 18, 1824. Republican. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1865. Died December 19, 1894 (age 70 years, 335 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Phyllis — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ball, Purcell D. — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Mayor of Ballston Spa, N.Y., 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, R. Harry (b. 1890) — of Seth, Boone County, W.Va. Born in West Virginia, February 9, 1890. Republican. School teacher; assistant postmaster; bookkeeper; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1924-50; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Boone County, 1928. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of F. A. Ball and Nannie (Roberts) Ball; married, August 4, 1920, to Hattie White.
  Ball, Ralph — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Ball, Randy (b. 1957) — of Florida. Born in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, March 17, 1957. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 29th District, 1995-. Baptist. Still living as of 1999.
  Ball, Raymond M. — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Ball, Richard F. — of Clarence, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ball, Richard G. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 5th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Ball, Robert — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1827, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Robert — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1876, 1880 (alternate, not seated). Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Rodney See John Rodney Ball
  Ball, Rolland — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 16th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Ball, Russell E. — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Taylor County Democratic Party, 1962-70. Still living as of 1970.
  Ball, Sallie L. — of Sitka, Alaska. Postmaster at Sitka, Alaska, 1878-81, 1885-87. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Mottrone D. Ball (1839?-?).
  Ball, Sherman See William Sherman Ball
  Ball, Steadman — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Sterling — of Kahoka, Clark County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clark County, 1901-02; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Sue — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Ball, Teresa V. — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Rye, N.Y., 1934-47 (acting, 1934-35). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Thomas Ball Ball, Thomas (b. 1836) — of Texas; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Bay View, Northumberland County, Va., December 10, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Texas state senate, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Ball and Maria Louise (Hurst) Ball; married, February 27, 1878, to Lalla Gresham.
  Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
  Ball, Thomas Henry, Jr. (1859-1944) — also known as Thomas H. Ball — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex.; Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Huntsville, Walker County, Tex., January 14, 1859. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1912 (speaker), 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1897-1903 (1st District 1897-1903, 8th District 1903); candidate in primary for Governor of Texas, 1914. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., May 7, 1944 (age 85 years, 114 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Ball (1819-1858) and Mariah O. Spivey (Cleveland) Ball; married 1881 to Minnie Fisher (1859-1941); second cousin five times removed of George Washington; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross (1800-1856).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Thomas Raymond (1896-1943) — also known as Thomas R. Ball — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1927-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., June 16, 1943 (age 47 years, 124 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Watson Ball and Alice Lynde (Raymond) Ball; married, December 18, 1934, to Elvira Urisarri de Polo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, Timothy — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, W. Sherman See William Sherman Ball
  Ball, W. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from South Carolina, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Walter — of Huntington, Huntington County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Walter F. — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1936; candidate for West Virginia state attorney general, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, Wilard L. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ball, Wilbur F. — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1890-92, 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, William (b. 1830) — of Hamburg, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Niles, Cayuga County, N.Y., April 7, 1830. Republican. Farmer; supervisor of Hamburg Township, Michigan, 1863-65; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1865-68, 1881-82 (Livingston County 1st District 1865-68, Livingston County 1881-82); member of Michigan state senate 13th District, 1889-90; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1858 to Catherine Powers.
  Ball, William — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 5th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, William — also known as Bill Ball — of Fremont, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Fremont, Calif., 1989-94; defeated, 1994. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, William Floyd — also known as Floyd Ball — of Middlesboro, Bell County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 84th District, 1942-43; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ball, William Hazen (1858-1922) — also known as William H. Ball — of Coloma, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., August 24, 1858. Republican. Banker; coal and lumber business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1909-12. Died in 1922 (age about 63 years). Interment at Coloma Cemetery, Coloma, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ball, William Lee (1781-1824) — of Nuttsville, Lancaster County, Va. Born in Lancaster County, Va., January 2, 1781. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1817-24 (9th District 1817-21, 13th District 1821-24); died in office 1824. Died in Washington, D.C., February 28, 1824 (age 43 years, 57 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Ball (1746-1814) and Mary Ann (Thrift) Ball (1750-1804); married to Sarah Cassidy (1789-1863); father of Edward Ball (1811-1872).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ball, William Sherman (1871-1935) — also known as W. Sherman Ball — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Born March 6, 1871. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1922-27. Died January 16, 1935 (age 63 years, 316 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Hardinsburg, Ky.


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