Benjamin Butterworth

Benjamin Butterworth

Birth
Maineville, Warren County, Ohio, USA
Death 16 Jan 1898 (aged 60)
Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 15027909 · View Source
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US Congressman. Representative from Ohio's 1st Congressional District. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1879 to 1883 and from 1885 to 1891. He was a member of the Ohio State Senate from 1874 to 1875 and served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1880. He was appointed commissioner of the Northern Pacific Railway by President Chester A. Arthur in 1883 and also served as a Regent for the Smithsonian Institute. His last federal appointment was as Commissioner of Patents from 1896 until his death two years later. He died in Thomasville, Georgia at the age of 60.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 24 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15027909
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Butterworth (22 Oct 1837–16 Jan 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15027909, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .