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John Willis Ball, American lawyer.

Background

Ball, John Willis was born on January 22, 1910 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Philip Manville and Anna McNeill (Bullock) Ball.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Washington and Lee University, 1932, Bachelor of Laws, 1935.

Career

Admitted to Florida bar, 1935, practiced in Jacksonville. Member of law firm Ulmer, Murchison, Ashby & Ball, 1947-1978. Special attorney lands div.

Department Justice, 1937-1954.

Membership

Member 5th Circuit Federal Judicial Committee, American Bar Association, 1963-1969. Board of directors Family Consultation Service, Jacksonville. Fellow American Bar Foundation (chairman Florida), American College Probate Counsel.

Member American (committee judicial selection, compensation and tenure 1959-1963, 69-75, chairman 1972-1975, house delegations 1964-1967), Institute Judicial Administration, Jacksonville bar associations, American Judicature Society, American Law Institute, Florida Bar, Order Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Margaret Ann Moreland, April. Children: Haywood Moreland, John Willis, Margaret Annual.

father:
Philip Manville Ball

mother:
Anna McNeill (Bullock) Ball

spouse:
Margaret Ann Moreland

child:
Haywood Moreland Ball

child:
John Willis Ball

child:
Margaret Ann Ball