|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1855|
JOHN L. BUTIN, M. D.
Dr. and Mrs. John L. Butin have been practicing medicine in Madera since coming to the city in 1891. Dr. John Butin is a large landowner of the county was for many years president of the First National bank, of which he was one of the founders, and he is today the chairman of the board of the bank. Dr. Mary R. Butin was county health officer of Madera for thirteen years. During that time many modern sanitary methods were introduced into the county and established on a legal basis.
John L. Butin was born at Burlington, Iowa, July 4, 1854. His maternal grandfather crossed the plains, fought Indians and finally settled at Eugene, Oregon. His paternal grandfather owned part of the site of Burlington, Iowa. Later the family moved to Jasper county, Iowa, where John Butin spent his boyhood. He received his M. D. degree from the Northwestern University at St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1882. Then he practiced at Dorchester, Nebraska.
Mary Ryerson was born in Iowa, near Wilton, Muscatine County, of a family that had removed from New Jersey. Early becoming interested in a medical career, she attended the Women's Medical College, Chicago, and graduated in 1881. Their first practice was in Dorchester, Nebraska, where she met Dr. Butin and married him.
From the History of Fresno and Madera Counties, 1933, Joseph Barcroft, editor for Madera County
Mary Eva Ryerson Butin (1858 - 1944)*
Arbor Vitae Cemetery
Plot: Blk 6 Row 17
Created by: Rose
Record added: Jun 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72181261