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Richard Achilles Ballinger
Birth: Jul. 9, 1858
Boone
Boone County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1922
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served as Mayor of Seattle, Washington from 1904 to 1906. Served as Secretary of the Interior in President William H. Taft's administration from 1909 to 1911. In 1909 he was President of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition World's Fair. Named Lake Ballinger in honor of his father, Col. Richard H. Ballinger. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Henry Ballinger (1833 - 1906)
  Mary Elizabeth Norton Ballinger (1838 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Albertson Bradley Ballinger (1864 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Talcott Ballinger (1898 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lot 31
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2000
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- Ancestral Sleuth
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014
Richard Achilles Ballinger: Sir , you will be remembered as the mayor of Seattle, Washington, from 19041906 and as the 24th U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 19091911. In 1909, President William Howard Taft appointed you as Secretary of the Interior...(Read more)
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