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Lewis Erving Ballard
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1889
Daviess County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1940
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Published December 18, 1940, (newspaper source unknown) Profile photo is potentially copyrighted by newspaper; private use only

Sherrif of Adams County, CO., who died Tuesday in a Los Angeles hospital following an operation after his appendix had ruptured while he was en route by train to visit relatives in Los Angeles, CA. He was born in Harrison Co. MO & farmed in that vicinity until he came to Colorado for his health in 1918. He established a home in Aurora, & was employed there as a bus driver for the Fitzsimens Bus & Taxi Company. Later he was elected Marshall of Aurora & served 4 years in that capacity. When he was elected Adams Co. Cheriff in 1934, he moved to Brighton. He was re-elected in 1936, 1938 & again in November 1940. In addition to his wife, his daughter, Mrs. Johnson, & his son Lloyd, Sheriff Ballard is survived by another son, Wade Ballard of Rose Hill, CO & another daughter, Mrs. Verda Armstrong of Irondale, CO; four brothers, T. H. Ballard of Red Oak, IA.; Mark Ballard of New Hampton, MO.; Avery Ballard of Los Angeles & J. W. Ballard of Aurora; three sisters, Miss Mabel Ballard of Los Angeles; Mrs. Myrtle Hayes of New Hampton, MO.; & Miss Sadie Ballard of Norton, KS & seven grandchildren. His body will be returned to Brighton Friday morning and furneral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Presbyterian church in Brighton. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Sheriff Ballard was a Mason, a member of the Elks lodge at Brighton & a member of the Odd Fellows.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Laten L. Ballard (1860 - 1936)
  Martha J. Freel Ballard (1858 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Olive Logsdon Ballard (1888 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Ervin Wade Ballard (1908 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred Dennis (1876 - 1943)**
  Marion Biddenfield Dennis (1878 - 1967)**
  Sarah Jane Ballard Lyons (1887 - 1972)*
  Lewis Erving Ballard (1889 - 1940)
  Elmer Clarence Ballard (1890 - 1946)*
  Ralph B Ballard (1895 - 1923)*
  Goldie P Ballard Hayes (1897 - 1922)*
  Evera Otis Ballard (1899 - 1974)*
  Mabel Ballard Bunch (1902 - 1971)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: s/s Cora O
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Blk 41
 
Maintained by: Eve
Originally Created by: Joyce Escue Culver
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35160162
Lewis Erving Ballard
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Lewis Erving Ballard
Added by: Joyce Escue Culver
 
Lewis Erving Ballard
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