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Butler, K to N

BUTLER (Soundex B346) — See also BEUTLER, BRULTE, BURTELL, BUTER, BUTLAND, BUTLIN, BUTTLER, CUTLER, HOSTUTLER, OUTLER, STUTLER, SUTLER, UTLER.

  Butler, Katherine D. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Kathryn Ellen — of Germantown, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Butler, Keith — of Oak Park, Oakland County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988, 1992; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 2006. African ancestry. Still living as of 2006.
  See also Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Butler, Keith — Democrat. Candidate for Oklahoma corporation commission, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Butler, L. S. — of Northwood, Worth County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Lamar — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Laphonza — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Butler, Larry B. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Butler, Lawrence E. — of Maine. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia, 2002-. Still living as of 2002.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Butler, Leslie B. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Michigan Republican state chair, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Lester — of Lamar, Barton County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Barton County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Levi — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 26th District, 1872-77. Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Butler, Lord — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Postmaster at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1795-1802. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Louis J., Jr. (b. 1952) — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1952. Circuit judge in Wisconsin, 2003-04; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 2004-08; appointed 2004; defeated, 2008; first African-American justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Wisconsin Supreme Court biography
  Butler, Luna Ermal (1904-1970) — also known as Luna E. Butler — of Albany, Gentry County, Mo. Born in Gentry County, Mo., December 13, 1904. Democrat. Grocer; gasoline station business; farmer; Gentry County Collector and Treasurer, 1937-44; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Gentry County, 1945-52, 1955-60, 1963-66. Baptist. Member, Lions; Odd Fellows. Died, in the University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, Boone County, Mo., June 9, 1970 (age 65 years, 178 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Albany, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George David Butler (1872-1948) and Martha Matilda (Hunter) Butler (1878-1963); married, April 28, 1929, to Margaret Pauline Whittington (1911-2003).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Butler, M. Caldwell See Manley Caldwell Butler
  Butler, M. L. — of Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Butler, Mack — of Rainbow City, Etowah County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Butler, Manley Caldwell (1925-2014) — also known as M. Caldwell Butler — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., June 2, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1962-71; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1972-83. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Roanoke, Va., July 29, 2014 (age 89 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of James Alexander Walker (1832-1901).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, Marc W. — of Newport, Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 133rd District, 1995-. Still living as of 2001.
  Butler, Marcia D. — American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1954. Female. Still living as of 1954.
  Butler, Margaret — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Butler, Marion (1863-1938) — of Elliott, Sampson County, N.C. Born near Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., May 20, 1863. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate; elected 1890; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1895-1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1932. Died in Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., June 3, 1938 (age 75 years, 14 days). Interment at Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Wiley Butler and Romelia Butler; married, August 31, 1893, to Florence Faison.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, Mark — Republican. Georgia commissioner of labor; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Butler, Marlon F. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Butler, Martin J. — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Park Ridge, Ill., 1973-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Butler, Marvin T. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Butler, Matthew Calbraith (1836-1909) — also known as Matthew C. Butler — of Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C. Born near Greenville, Greenville District (now Greenville County), S.C., March 8, 1836. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1860, 1866; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1870; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1877-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1880 (Convention Vice-President). Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., April 14, 1909 (age 73 years, 37 days). Interment at Willow Brook Cemetery, Edgefield, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Butler (1790-1850) and Jane (Perry) Butler; married, February 25, 1858, to Maria Simkins Pickens (1833-1900; daughter of Francis Wilkinson Pickens); nephew of Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819; Commodore, U.S. Navy), Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858; Commodore, U.S. Navy), Andrew Pickens Butler and Pierce Mason Butler; grandson of William Butler (1759-1821); first cousin of James DeWolf Perry (1815-1876) and Caroline Slidell Perry (who married August Belmont).
  Political families: Butler family of Edgefield, South Carolina; Bradford-DeWolf-Butler-Perry family of Bristol, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Matthew Calbraith Butler: Samuel J. Martin, Southern Hero : Matthew Calbraith Butler, Confederate General, Hampton Redshirt, and U.S. Senator
  Butler, Medad — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Michael — Democrat. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 79th District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Butler, Michael Edmund (1855-1926) — also known as Michael E. Butler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 6, 1855. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1883-84; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Irish ancestry. Died in Quogue, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 3, 1926 (age 71 years, 89 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Butler and Margaret (Hannon) Butler; married to Catherine E. Brosnan.
  Butler, Morris — of Greensburg, Green County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Butler, Moses M. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Mounce Gore (1849-1917) — also known as Mounce G. Butler — of Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn. Born in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn., May 11, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1905-07. Died in Gainesboro, Jackson County, Tenn., February 13, 1917 (age 67 years, 278 days). Interment at Gainesboro Cemetery, Gainesboro, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Nicholas Murray Butler Butler, Nicholas Murray (1862-1947) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 2, 1862. Republican. University professor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; President of Columbia University, 1901-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1928; co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 1931; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve; blind in his later years. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of bronchio-pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1947 (age 85 years, 249 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry L. Butler and Mary J. (Murray) Butler; married 1887 to Susanna Edwards Schuyler (died 1903); married, March 5, 1907, to Kate La Montagne (sister-in-law of Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930)).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  Campaign slogan (1920): "Pick Nick as President for a Picnic in November."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902


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