BALL, William Lee, (1781 - 1824)


BALL, William Lee, a Representative from Virginia; born in Lancaster County, Va., January 2, 1781; received a liberal schooling; served in the State house of delegates, 1805-1806 and 1810-1814 and in the State senate, 1814-1817; served as paymaster in the War of 1812 and was assigned to the Ninety-second Virginia Regiment; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Congresses and as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1817, until his death in Washington, D.C., February 29, 1824; interment in the Congressional Cemetery.