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Emerson E. Ballard
Emerson E. Ballard was born Feb 27, 1865 in Putnam Co near Wheaton was reared there until 14 and then moved to Greencastle and graduated form the HS ther ein1 881 and from the university at DePauw in 1885 with the degree of AB. he then began to read law and was admitted to practice in 1886 and at once became connectedw ith his brother. In June 1888 DePauw University conferred on him the degree of AM. In 1888, Dec 29, he married Miss Ella Clodfelter, a sister of the wife of his borhter, and has one daguhter, Maurine. Both members of the firm work in close connection, but the older is very stron gin court trials and is well known all over the state. Aside from faithfully discharging their duties to their clients, these have found time to establisht heir name sin legal literature. They are authors of Ballard's Real Estate AStatues of Indiana also of a similar work of Ky, and joint authors with Mr. Thornton of the Annotate Indiana Practice Code. The Ballard Brothers also publish Ohio Law aof Real Property and Annual on the Law of Real Property. They are editors and publishers of the last-named book, having recently organized the Ballard Publishing Com[any. These works have received the highest endorsement of the bench and bar.
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