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Richard Butler

Richard Butler, army officer, Indian agent. member Pennsylvania Senate judge Court Common Pleas.


  • Butler, Richard was born on April 1, 1743 in St. Bridget’s, Dublin, Ireland. Son of Thomas and Eleanor (Parker) Butler.

  • Career

    • Major 8th Pennsylvania Regt. President Court Inquiry invetigating General Josiah Harmar, 1790, maj. General United States Army, 2d in command under General Arthur St. Clair, 1791</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died during St. Clair expedition against Ohio Indians, November 4, 1791.


    Member Pennsylvania Senate judge Court Common Pleas.


    • Married Mary Smith.
    • father: Thomas Butler
    • mother: Eleanor (Parker) Butler
    • spouse: Mary Smith.
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    Born April 1, 1743
    Died November 4, 1791
    (aged 48)