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Roger Butler Williams

Roger Butler Williams, American manufacturer, banker. member Creek, Park and Drainage Commn; member board mgrs.


  • Williams, Roger Butler was born on May 8, 1848 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of Josiah Butler and Mary H. (Hardy) Williams.

  • Education

    • Ithaca Academy; A.M., Yale, 1868.


    • 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.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Creek, Park and Drainage Commn. Member board mgrs.


    • Married Caroline L. Romer, December 17, 1874.
    • father: Josiah Butler Williams
    • mother: Mary H. (Hardy) Williams
    • spouse: Caroline L. Romer
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    Born March 8, 1848
    Died 1933
    (aged 84)