William Lee Ball Edit Profile
Born in Lancaster County, Virginia, Ball received a liberal schooling as a child. He served as a paymaster in the War of 1812 and was assigned to the 92nd Virginia Regiment and later went on to serve in the Virginia State Senate from 1814 to 1817. He was elected a Democratic-Republican and later a Crawford Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1816, serving from 1817 until his death in Washington D.C. on February 29, 1824.
He was interred there in Congressional Cemetery.
He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1805 to 1806 and again from 1810 to 1814.