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Henry Fitzbutler
Birth: Dec., 1837, Canada
Death: Dec. 28, 1901
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Civil Rights activist, physician and publisher. Born of fugitive slave parents who had escaped to Canada, Fitzbutler became the first black graduate of the University of Michigan medical school. First black to run for elective office in Louisville, campaigning unsuccessfully several times for school board. Taught at state-chartered Louisville National Medical College, a fully integrated institution and one of only five medical schools in the nation to offer a degree program to black citizens. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Helen McCurdy Fitzbutler (1847 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Fitzbutler (____ - 1899)*
  William R. Fitzbutler (____ - 1905)*
  Mary R.H. Fitzbutler Waring (1869 - 1958)*
  James Henry Fitzbutler (1875 - 1948)*
  Myra L Fitzbutler Vincent (1878 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6943075
Henry Fitzbutler
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Henry Fitzbutler
Added by: Ardyth & Brad Butler
 
Henry Fitzbutler
Added by: Ardyth & Brad Butler
 
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