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Hon. William L. Ball
(b. 2 Jan 1781 - d. 29 Feb 1824) Range 29 Site 37-38
A Representative from Virginia. Received a liberal schooling. Served as paymaster in the War of 1812 and was assigned to the 92nd Virginia Regiment. Elected as a Democrat to the 15th through 18th Congresses and served from 1817 until his death.
The National Intelligencer, March 1, 1824
After a protracted illness, at his lodgings, in this city, yesterday, the Hon. William Lee Ball, aged about 45, for several years past, and at the time of his death, a Representative in Congress, from the State of Virginia. Mr. B., united to the social and amiable qualities which made him the delight of his friends, powers of intellect, which, though seldom called forth, were effective whenever exerted in his public station.
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