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 Robert Reyburn Butler

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Robert Reyburn Butler

Birth
Butler, Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Jan 1933 (aged 51)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
Plot Section Middle
Memorial ID 15529677 View Source
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US Congressman. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1928 until his death, as a representative from Oregon's 2nd Congressional District. He was elected to fill the House seat of Nicholas J. Sinnott who had resigned to accept a federal appointment to the United States Court of Claims. Butler received his law degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee and was admitted to the state bar in 1903. He moved to Condon, Oregon in 1906 where he served as the city's mayor and as a circuit judge for Oregon's eleventh judicial district from 1909 to 1911. He was a member of the Oregon State Senate from 1913 to 1917 and from 1925 to 1929. Moody died from congestive heart disease and pneumonia at the age of 51.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.



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ROBERT REYBURN BUTLER
MEMBER OF CONGRESS
1881 - 1933
HE WAS A MAN, TAKE HIM FOR
ALL IN ALL,
I SHALL NOT LOOK UPON HIS
LIKE AGAIN.
Shakespeare

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 27 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15529677
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/15529677/robert-reyburn-butler : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Reyburn Butler (24 Sep 1881–7 Jan 1933), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15529677, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .