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Lewis Ball

Lewis Edwin Ball was the second son of Lewis Edwin Perrie Ball and Irene Eleanor Rountree Ball. He was born in Huntsville on September 6, 1885. His first job was as a Huntsville fireman and he later became owner and operator of Ball's Department Store in downtown Huntsville. In addition to being one of the leading merchants in Huntsville, Ball also participated in civic affairs, serving actively in the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce and with the Methodist Church over the years. After his retirement from business, Lewis Ball spent many active years at his ranch near Sunset Lake off of Possum Walk Road.