Farlin Q. Ball, American judge. Served in the Appellate.
Ball, Farlin Q. was born on March 28, 1838 in in Ohio. Son of James M. and Keturah (Ford) Ball.
Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Wisconsin, 1861. Private to major 31st Wisconsin Infantry, 1862-1865.
Admitted to Wisconsin bar, November, 1865. State’s attorney of Dane Company, Wisconsin, 2 terms. Removed to Chicago, 1869.
Was especially prominent in the suits arising out of the lake front controversy as attorney for several owners of riparian rights. Judge Superior Court of Court, 1st District Judge-advocate of the 1st Brigade, I.N.G., 6 years.