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Ball, George Wildman

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1994 AD
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1909 – Born on the 21st of December in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

1930 – Ball earned a bachelor’s degree.

 

1933 – He earned the degree in law.

 

1952-1956 – Worked on Stevenson’s presidential campaigns.

 

1961 – He advised against sending U.S. troops to Vietnam.

 

1961-1966 – He was the under secretary of state.

 

1966 – Resigned from State to join the investment-banking firm of Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb.

 

1968 – Ball also served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

 

Lyndon B. Johnson nominated him to the post of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

 

1969 – Ball left the ambassadorship.

 

He served Lehman Brothers as senior managing director.

 

1994 – George Ball died and was buried in Princeton Cemetery.