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Lawyer

Frederick Armstrong Ballard was American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1932.

Background

Ballard, Frederick Armstrong was born on July 13, 1907 in Penn Yan, New York, United States. Son of Hiram C. and Agnes R. (Armstrong) Ballard.

Education

AB, Hamilton College, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

Career

Since practiced in, Washington. Member firm Ballard and Beasley and predecessors, 1938-1984. Professor law Washington College Law, 1935-1940.

Visiting lecturer Aviation law University Virginia Law School, 1948. Adjunct professor law Georgetown University Law School, Washington, 1959-1961. Member President's Commission on Crime in District of Columbia, 1965-1966.

Chairman disciplinary board District of Columbia Bar (Unified), 1972-1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1932.

Membership

Served to captain United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation (Samuel Pool Weaver Constitutional Law Essay prize 1962). Member American Bar Association (state delegate District of Columbia 1964-1972), Bar Association District of Columbia (president 1959-1960, Lawyer of Year 1973), American Law Institute (council since 1966), American Arbitration Association (member national panel), Harvard Law School Association District of Columbia (president 1948), Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi, Sigma Delta Kappa (honorary).

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Brackett, April 22, 1933. Children– Sally Welles, Mary Elizabeth, Kimberly.

father:
Hiram C. Ballard

mother:
Agnes R. (Armstrong) Ballard

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Brackett

child:
Sally Welles Ballard

child:
Mary Elizabeth Ballard

child:
Kimberly Ballard