Pierce Butler

Pierce Butler

Waterford, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Nov 1939 (aged 73)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 33, Block 4
Memorial ID 5706 · View Source
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United States Supreme Court Associate Justice. Born in Dakota County, Minnesota, He was educated at Carleton College and admitted to the bar in 1888. He served as Ramsey County Attorney (1892-96), as President of the Minnesota State Bar Association. (1912-22) and specialized in railroad law winning approximately $12,000,000 for the Toronto Street Railway shareholders. Nominated to United States Supreme Court by President Warren G. Harding in December 1922, he served as a Associate Justice until he died in Washington D.C. at the age of 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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