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Name Ballard, Bland
City Louisville
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ballard, Bland
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ballard, Bland
Born September 4, 1819, in Shelby County, KY
Died July 29, 1879, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Kentucky
Received a recess appointment from Abraham Lincoln on October 16, 1861, to a seat vacated by Thomas Monroe; nominated to the same position by Abraham Lincoln on December 9, 1861. Confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 1862, and received commission on January 22, 1862. Service terminated on July 29, 1879, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1840
Transylvania University Law Department, 1840

Professional Career:
Private practice, Shelbyville, Kentucky, 1840
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1861
City councilman, Louisville, Kentucky

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