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Richard Achilles Ballinger

  • Birth 9 Jul 1858 Boone, Boone County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 6 Jun 1922 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Lot 31
  • Memorial ID 10757

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Achilles Ballinger (9 Jul 1858–6 Jun 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10757, citing Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .