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Herbert Morton Ball

lawyer , business executive.

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