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Samuel Thruston Ballard
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1855
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1926
Glenview
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Founder & President of Ballard's Obelisk Flour & Ballard Mills , more commonly known as the Ballard & Ballard CO. in which he had founded with his brother Charles T. Ballard. The company was at one time , the largest flour production company on Earth. The company was later acquired by Pillsbury. Samuel had also served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1919-23. He was also the owner of the third intermediate period mummy , Tchaenhotep ( AKA ThenHotep ) which he had purchased in 1904 to place on display at the Louisville Free Public Library Museum. The mummy is currently owned by the Louisville Science Center. He was the husband of , Sunshine Harris , who died in 1938. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Ballard (1815 - 1885)
  Fanny Thruston Ballard (1826 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Sunshine Harris Ballard (1861 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Theodore Harris Ballard (1886 - 1886)*
  Samuel Thruston Ballard (1891 - 1895)*
  Rogers Clark Ballard (1897 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Thruston Ballard (1850 - 1918)*
  Bland Ballard (1851 - 1852)*
  Abigail Churchill Ballard (1853 - 1874)*
  Samuel Thruston Ballard (1855 - 1926)
  Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston (1858 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Jason Ballard
Record added: Aug 04, 2008
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Samuel Thruston Ballard
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- Jason Ballard
 Added: Aug. 14, 2008
 
 
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