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Herbert Morton Ball

Herbert Morton Ball, lawyer, business executive. Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946; Member Reserve Officers Association (Vice-President, director New York Navy chapter), Naval Order United States, American, New York State, Lackawanna County bar associations, Association Bar City New York; Club: Dartmouth College (Board of Governors) (New York City).

Background

  • Ball, Herbert Morton was born on June 9, 1908 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Charles and Freda (Rosenson) Ball.

  • Education

    • Graduate Mercersburg, (Pennsylvania) Academy, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1929. Postgraduate Cornell, summer 1927.

      Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932. Graduate Berlitz School, 1941.

    Career

    • 1 son by previous marriage, Steven. Newspaper correspondent, 1923-1929. Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1932, District of Columbia Bar, 1942, New York bar, 1947, Supreme Court United States, 1941.

      Private law practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1932-1940. Vice president, general manager Blue Ribbon Company, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1939-1940. Attorney-negotiator R.F.C., Washington, 1940-1942.

      Special assistant to president Fansteel Metallurgical Corporation, North Chicago, Illinois, 1942. Counsel, assistant to Chairman of the Board Pal-Personna Blade Company, 1946-1947. Assistant general attorney American Home Products Corporation, New York City, 1947-1951.

      Assistant secretary to assistant general attorney Johns-Manville Corporation, Johns-Manville Sales Corporation, Johns-Manville Products, Canadian Johns-Manville Limited company, 1951-1952, secretary, general attorney, then vice president, general counsel, secretary Johns Manville Corporation until 1972, also officer or director numerous subsidiaries. Secretary Asbestos & Danville Railway Company, Johns-Manville Dutch Brand Products Corporation. Secretary, director Johns-Manville (Overseas) Ltd.

      Consultant New York Stock Exchange, 1972-1975. Senior account executive Georgeson & Company. New York City, 1975-1976.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Reserve Officers Association (Vice-President, director New York Navy chapter), Naval Order United States, American, New York State, Lackawanna County bar associations, Association Bar City New York. Club: Dartmouth College (Board of Governors) (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Florence Cameron, June 9, 1950. Children: Charles Cameron, Herbert Morton, Craig Douglas.
    • father: Charles Ball
    • mother: Freda (Rosenson) Ball
    • spouse: Joan Florence Cameron
    • children: Charles Cameron Ball
    • Herbert Morton Ball
    • Craig Douglas Ball
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    Died November 19, 1976
    (aged 68)
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