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.