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Ball, Harvey Ross

Born: 1921 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen


1921 - Born on the 10th of July in Worcester, Massachusetts.


1959 - Started his own business, Harvey Ball Advertising.


1973 - Retired as a Brigadier General.


1979 - He retired as a full colonel.


1999 - Awarded the Bronze Star for heroism during the Battle of Okinawa.


He was awarded the Veteran of the Year award from the Worcester Veterans Council.


1963 - He invented the Smiley.


1971 - Smiley Face buttons were sold, and the smiley has been described as an international icon.


2001 - Died on 12th of April because of liver failure.





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