Florence Ballard

Birth Name: Florence Glenda Ballard

Date of Birth: June 30, 1943

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Death: February 22, 1976

Place of Death: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Florence Ballard was an American singer. She was one of the founding members of girl group The Supremes, along with Diana Ross and Mary Wilson.

Florence was the daughter of Lurlee (Wilson) and Jesse Ballard (born Jesse Lambert).

She was married to chauffeur Thomas Chapman, with whom she had three children. She was also known as Florence Chapman.

Florence was a cousin of rhythm and blues singer and songwriter Hank Ballard, of The Midnighters, an aunt of Detroit electronic musician Omar-S, and a relative of NFL player Christian Ballard.

Source: Genealogy of Florence Ballard – http://www.findagrave.com

1 Response

  1. savanna says:

    I wrote Mary Wood, I meant Mary Wilson http://ethnicelebs.com/mary-wilson

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