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William Lee Ball

  • Birth 2 Jan 1781 Lancaster County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 29 Feb 1824 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Range 29, Site 38
  • Memorial ID 6984114

US Congressman from Virginia. The son of Colonel James Bell, a longtime member of the Virginia House of Delegates, he received a liberal education before following his father into a political career. He served seven terms in the House of Delegates (1805 to 1806, 1810 to 1814) and four in the State Senate (1814 to 1817). During the War of 1812 he was assigned as paymaster for the 92nd Virginia Regiment. An early Republican, Ball was elected to four consecutive terms in the US House of Representatives, representing Virginia's 9th and 13th (now obsolete) Congressional Districts, and served from 1817 until his death in office.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 3 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6984114
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lee Ball (2 Jan 1781–29 Feb 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6984114, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .