John Ball
John Ball

John Ball

Photograph

Description
Portrait of John Ball, circa 1875. John Ball (1794-1884) was an early pioneer and land speculator who came to Grand Rapids in 1836. He was also a teacher, lawyer, and a politician. He also left forty acres of land on the west side to the City of Grand Rapids which became John Ball Park and home of John Ball Zoo.
Dates:
1875 (Created)
Subject Headings (TGM)
File Identifier:
54-22-30
Source:
Grand Rapids Public Library photographs collection (Coll. 054) - Grand Rapids History & Special Collections Department
Rights:
Public domain

Part of digital collection:
Grand Rapids Public Library photograph collection