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Chester Pierce Butler
Birth: Mar. 21, 1798
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1850
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

US Congressman. Elected as a Whig to represent Pennsylvania's 11th District in the Thirtieth and Thirty-First Congresses, he served from 1847 until his death. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, he attended the Academy there and would later serve as a trustee for 20 years. He graduated from Princeton College in 1817, studied law at the Litchfield Law School, and was admitted to the bar in 1820. Butler was Luzerne County Recorder (1821 to 1824), and was elected to four terms in the State House of Representatives (1832, 1838, 1839, 1843) before winning a seat at Capitol Hill. He died in Philadelphia. There is a cenotaph for him at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lord Butler (1761 - 1824)
  Mary Pierce Butler (1763 - 1834)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Ann Hollenback Butler*
  Sarah Anne Hollenback Cist (____ - 1851)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lord Butler*
  Pierce Butler (1789 - 1848)*
  Chester Pierce Butler (1798 - 1850)
  Ruth Ann Butler Conyngham (1801 - 1879)*
  Lord Nelson Butler (1806 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
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