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George Wildman Ball
George Wildman Ball was an American diplomat
Ball was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He lived in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University. He was the Under Secretary of State for Economic and Agricultural Affairs in the administrations of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He is well known for his opposition to escalation in the Vietnam War. Ball also served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations from June 26 to September 25, 1968. During the Nixon Administration, George Ball helped draft American policy proposals in the Persian Gulf. He was buried in Princeton Cemetery.