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

  Butler, Valdez Venita See Valdez Butler Demings
  Butler, Velma J. — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Butler, Virginia E. (1902-1968) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born August 25, 1902. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Died June 23, 1968 (age 65 years, 303 days). Burial location unknown.
  Butler, W. G. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Butler, W. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Walker — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate 13th District, 1943-55; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Wallace F. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 29th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Butler, Walter — of White Bear Lake, Ramsey County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Walter Halben (1852-1931) — also known as Walter H. Butler — of Iowa. Born in Springboro, Crawford County, Pa., February 13, 1852. Democrat. Banker; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1891-93. Died, from myocarditis and heart dilatation, in Roosevelt Hotel, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., April 24, 1931 (age 79 years, 70 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Butler and Mary (Temple) Butler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, Walter P. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Mayor of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Wendell N., Jr. — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Chester, Pa., 2002-12. Still living as of 2012.
  Butler, Wendell P. — of Sulphur Well, Metcalfe County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 9th District, 1948-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, Whiting L. (b. 1860) — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, April 12, 1860. Republican. Lumber business; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state senate 5th District, 1919-20. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Butler and Susan (Badger) Butler; married, December 31, 1891, to Myrtell L. Vaughan.
  Butler, William (1759-1821) — of Saluda, Saluda County, S.C. Born in Prince William County, Va., December 17, 1759. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1787-95; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1801-13 (5th District 1801-03, 2nd District 1803-13). Died in Edgefield District (part now in Saluda County), S.C., November 15, 1821 (age 61 years, 333 days). Interment at Butler Methodist Church, Saluda, S.C.
  Relatives: Father of William Butler, Andrew Pickens Butler and Pierce Mason Butler (1798-1847); grandfather of Matthew Calbraith Butler.
  Political family: Butler family of Edgefield, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, William (d. 1818) — of Georgia. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1800. Killed by Indians at Butler Springs, Butler County, Ala., March 20, 1818. Burial location unknown.
  Butler County, Ala. is named for him.
  Butler, William (1790-1850) — of South Carolina. Born near Saluda, Edgefield District (now Saluda County), S.C., February 1, 1790. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1841-43. Died in Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Okla., September 25, 1850 (age 60 years, 236 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Butler; brother of Andrew Pickens Butler and Pierce Mason Butler (1798-1847); father of Matthew Calbraith Butler.
  Political family: Butler family of Edgefield, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, William — of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa. Postmaster at Lewistown, Pa., 1849-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (speaker), 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William — of Sangamon County, Ill. Illinois state treasurer, 1859-63. Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Butler, William (1822-1909) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born in Chester County, Pa., December 2, 1822. Newspaper editor; lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1861-79; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1879-99; retired 1899. Died in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., November 2, 1909 (age 86 years, 335 days). Interment at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of Samuel Butler (1830?-?); uncle of Thomas Stalker Butler.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Butler, William — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Butler, William — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William B. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 1957-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Butler, William F. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William G. — of Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., 1968-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Butler, William H. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William H. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hunterdon County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William J. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Secretary of the Streetcarmen's Organization labor union, 1916; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1938-40, 1945-60; defeated, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 5, 1915, to Louise Lonien.
  Butler, William Morgan (1861-1937) — also known as William M. Butler — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass.; Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 29, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; president of cotton mills; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890-91; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1892-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1908, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1924-25; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1924-28; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1924-26; defeated, 1926, 1930. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 29, 1937 (age 76 years, 59 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James D. Butler and Eliza B. (Place) Butler; married, July 15, 1886, to Minnie F. Norton (died 1905); married, January 1, 1907, to Mary Lothrop Webster.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Butler, William N. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888; circuit judge in Illinois 1st Circuit, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William Orlando (1791-1880) — also known as William O. Butler — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky. Born in Jessamine County, Ky., April 19, 1791. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1817-18; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 13th District, 1839-43; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1848. Died in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky., August 6, 1880 (age 89 years, 109 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Percival Butler and Mildred (Hawkins) Butler.
  Butler counties in Iowa and Mo. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Butler, William R. — of East Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa.; Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908; acting postmaster at Mauch Chunk, Pa., 1912-13. Burial location unknown.
  Butler, William W. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Liverpool, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


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