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Letter to the Editor: Alum offended by comments heard on KWCW

February 16, 2012

To the Editors of the Pioneer, A few weeks ago,  I drove from Seattle to Walla Walla to attend the memorial service for Dr. George Ball. As I was coming into town I fiddled with the radio dial and found some music that seemed interesting. As I listened to the song and looked at the dial, I realized...

Professor George Ball passes away, remembered by Whitman community

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Shelly Le

January 12, 2012

This article was co-authored by Karah Kemmerly Dr. George H. Ball, whose influence at Whitman College spanned over five decades, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 96, but his words and actions continue to impact those who knew him. Ball was born in Australia, and raised on a small farm in upstate New York. He later met and married his wife Nancy with whom he had four children. Before...

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