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Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball Gives Birth to Son
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FRANKFORT - Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball has given birth to a son.

Her office announced in a press release Thursday that Levi Adrian Swan was born Tuesday. 

"Asa and I are excited to welcome our son into the world. We are thankful for this blessing from God and grateful for our family, friends, Dr. Cornelia Poston, and the staff of Norton's Healthcare in Louisville for all their support during this exciting season," Treasurer Ball said. The child is the first born to Treasurer Ball and her husband, Asa James Swan. The family is recovering well.

Ball is the first Kentucky Constitutional Officer in history to give birth while in office, according to Al Cross, journalism professor at the University of Kentucky and political columnist for the Louisville Courier Journal. 

Elected in 2015, Treasurer Ball is also currently the nation's youngest female statewide elected official.

Published 10:03 AM, Thursday Jul. 05, 2018
Updated 10:08 AM, Thursday Jul. 05, 2018

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