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Sessions Office Position District Party
1861 Representative Democrat
Counties Carbon, Lehigh

Biography

02/01/1829 - 10/14/1865


BUTLER, William H., a Representative from Carbon and Lehigh Counties; born, February 1, 1829; private, Company H, 190th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); elected, delegate, Democratic State Convention (1849); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1861 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1862 term; clerk, Surveyor General’s office, Harrisburg (1862-1865); died, October 14, 1865 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Williamsport Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.