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James L. Butler
Birth: Feb. 2, 1855
El Dorado County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1923
Sacramento County
California, USA

American Folk Figure. On May 19, 1900 he was chasing a mule near present day Tonopah, Nevada, when he happened upon a rock containing silver ore. Out of that small incident grew one of the richest mining districts in the history of the West and a city which hosted the likes of Jack Dempsey, Wyatt Earp and Howard Hughes, among others. Butler became wealthy, as did many Tonopah residents associated with him. (bio by: Barry Sharpe) 
Family links: 
  Emily Frances Simons Red (1838 - 1913)
  Belle Butler (1861 - 1922)*
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Sacramento City Cemetery
Sacramento County
California, USA
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Originally Created by: Barry Sharpe
Record added: Jan 30, 2004
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James L. Butler
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