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Name Butler, William
City City not recorded
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Butler, William
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Butler, William
Born December 2, 1822, in Chester County, PA
Died November 2, 1909, in Chester County, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Rutherford B. Hayes on February 12, 1879, to a seat vacated by John Cadwalader. Confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1879, and received commission on February 19, 1879. Service terminated on January 31, 1899, due to retirement.

Education:
Read law, 1845

Professional Career:
Private practice, West Chester, Pennsylvania,
District attorney, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1856-1859
President judge, Court of Common Pleas of Dauphin County [Pennsylvania], 1861-1879

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