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J. W. BUTLER

J. W. BUTLER, American State Senator.

Background

  • BUTLER, J. W. was born on December 17, 1875 in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, United States. Son of Samson and Eliza Jane (Hargis) Butler.

  • Education

    • Louisiana Fayette College.

    Career

    • Louisiana Fajrette, Tennessee Elected member, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1923, 1925. As member of House, author of Tennessee Anti-Evolution Law. Newspaper writer for Universal Service at Scopes Trial, 1925.

      Elected member. State Senate without opposition, 1927.

    Connections

    • Spouse Magnolia McDonald, May 5, 1897.
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