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editor , consultant , business owner

Chester Edwin Ball, editor, consultant, business owner. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star medal with one oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart with two oak leaf clusters.


Ball, Chester Edwin was born on August 19, 1921 in Seth, West Virginia, United States. Son of Roman Harry and Hattie (White) Ball.


AB, Marshall University, 1942. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1947.


Stringer Charleston Daily Mail, West Virginia, 1936—1940. Reporter & copy editor Huntington Public Company, 1945, 1947—1948. Instructor, journalism Marshall College, Huntington, 1947—1951.

Assistant professor, journalism Ohio State University, Columbus, 1951—1956. Associate public Wolf Public Company, Cincinnati, 1953—1955. Publications editor Engineering Experiment Station, 1956—1963.

Technical editor & director, reprographics Ohio State University Research Foundation, Columbus, 1963—1981. Editorial consultant Ohio State University Educational Resources Information Center, since 1981, department family medicine, since 1983. With United States Army, 1942-1945, colonel research (retired).


Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Member Hilliard Charter Commission, Ohio, 1958—1963, vice chairman, 1958, secretary, 1960—1963. Member Scioto Darby Board Education, Hilliard, 1962—1978. Treasurer Hilliard Chapter American Field Service, 1974—1976, president, 1976—1977, Franklin County Epilepsy Association, 1980—1981, board directors, 1976—1982, treasurer, 1978—1980.

Member of Reserve Officers Association (secretary & treasurer, president, Huntington 1948-1950), In-Plant Printing Management Association (president 1971, graphics communication manager), Columbus Zoo Docent Association (parliamentarian 1985, member, board ushers since 1956), United States Army 5th Division Society (president 1984-1985, editor since 1985), Hilliard Kiwanis Club (president 1983-1984).


Married Betty June Hively, December 29, 1945. Children: Beth Elaine, Harry Stuart, Chester Edwin.

Roman Harry Ball

Hattie (White) Ball

Betty June Hively

Beth Elaine Ball

Harry Stuart Ball

Chester Edwin Ball