Thomas Raymond Ball
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Connecticut's 2nd district
|Preceded by||William J. Fitzgerald|
|Succeeded by||William J. Fitzgerald|
|Born||February 12, 1896|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||June 16, 1943 47) (aged|
Old Lyme, Connecticut, U.S.
|Resting place||Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Unit||7th New York Infantry|
Fortieth United States Engineers
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Thomas Raymond Ball (February 12, 1896 – June 16, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber. Together they compose the legislature of the United States.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the United States. As of the 2010 Census, it has the highest per-capita income, Human Development Index (0.962), and median household income in the United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south. Its capital is Hartford and its most populous city is Bridgeport. It is part of New England, although portions of it are often grouped with New York and New Jersey as the Tri-state area. The state is named for the Connecticut River which approximately bisects the state. The word "Connecticut" is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word for "long tidal river".
Born in New York City, Ball attended the public schools, Anglo-Saxon School, Paris, France, Heathcote School, Harrison, New York, and the Art Students League, New York City. He engaged as a designer in 1916.
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During the First World War, he served in the Depot Battalion, Seventh New York Infantry (in 1917) and overseas with the Camouflage Section, Fortieth United States Engineers (from 1918 to 1919).After the war, he relocated to Old Lyme, Connecticut, and engaged in architectural pursuits.
Old Lyme is a coastal town in New London County, Connecticut, United States. The Main Street of the town, Lyme Street, is a historic district. The town has long been a popular summer resort and artists' colony. The town is named after Lyme Regis, England.
Ball served as member of the board of education, and as served as selectman of Old Lyme, Connecticut, from 1926-1938.He also served in the State house of representatives from 1927-1937.
Ball was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941).He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress, after which he resumed his former pursuits at Old Lyme.
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Ball died in Old Lyme on June 16, 1943 and was interred in the Duck River Cemetery.
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