Party affiliation: Republican
1 son, Roger Butler. Began in manufacturing business, 1872. Partner and owner Williams Brothers, manufacturers of machinery. President First National Bank, Ithaca Savings Bank, Ithaca Traction Company, Central New York Southern Railroad Company President Board Education, Ithaca, Cornell library association.
Trustee Cornell Univercity, Ithaca Hospital Chairman's Association Sewer Construction Commission, Ithaca. Member Creek, Park and Drainage Commission. Member board of managers State Industrial School, Rochester, New York, Ovid Asylum, Ovid, New York.