Biographical Sketch of Jeannette Ballard

Biographical Database of NAWSA Suffragists, 1890-1920

Biography of Jeannette Ballard, 1848-

Jeannette Pugh Ballard 1848 in Assumption Her father, William Henry Ballard was born in 1824 in Franklin, NC and her mother, Mary Whitwell Pugh, was born in 1836 and died young at the age of 38. William Henry Ballard and Mary Whitwell Pugh were married in 1956. The couple had five daughters: Jeannette, Sidney, Augusta, Mary, and Lucy, all of whom have no known children.

In 1896, the Louisiana State Suffrage Association was formed the suggestion of Carrie Chapman Catt. Jeannette Ballard co-of the group in May1900,. the Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Minneapolis, Minnesota. he attended the Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Washington, D.C. Ballard a member of the Louisiana Historical society 1903 to 1906.

At the turn of the century, Ballard lived at 1566 Calhoun street in New Orleans. On January 2, 1909, purchased property at 3 LaSalle Place in uptown New Orleans for $3,000. She hired architect Francis J. MacDonnell to design a gothic revival-style home (Figure 1). The finished house appeared in the February 1910 issue of Architectural Arts and Its Allies magazine.

Ballard Robert Howard Dicks on February 21, 1911. The couple no known children. By 1919, Ballard Dicks Audubon Boulevard, and she sold her home on LaSalle Place to William Boatner Reily Jr. for $8,340. Ballard member of the Weekly Afternoon Whist Club in New Orleans.

Figure 1: Early 20th century photograph of Ballard's home at 3 LaSalle Place.

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National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention, and National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress). Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and First International Woman Suffrage Conference, Held in the First Presbyterian Church ... Washington, D.C., February 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1902. The Association, 1902, books.google.com/books?id=lX8EAAAAYAAJ&dq=jeanette+ballard+suffrage&source=gbs_navlinks_s. Accessed 23 Feb. 2017.

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