William Morgan Butler

William Morgan Butler

Birth
New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Mar 1937 (aged 76)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7494605 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. Successful in the manufacturing of cotton products, he graduated from the law department of Boston University in 1884, was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1890-91) and a member of the Massachusetts State Senate, (1892-95). He was also a member of the commission to revise the statutes of Massachusetts, (1896-1900) and chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1924. In 1924, he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Cabot Lodge, serving until 1926. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his manufacturing interests until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7494605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Morgan Butler (29 Jan 1861–29 Mar 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7494605, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .