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Lawyer

John Ammi Butler, American lawyer. member exec.

Background

Butler, John Ammi was born on October 14, 1851 in Milwaukee. Son of Ammi R. R. and Orvilla L. (Tanner) Butler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1874. Studied at Göttingen and Leipzig.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1877, and practiced at Milwaukee. Retired, 1884, traveled abroad, 1885-1891. Then occupied with civic reform work.

Founder Milwaukee Municipal League, 1894 (president 8 terms), Milwaukee City Club, 1909 (1st president), Wisconsin Civ. Service League, 1905 (president). Member Executive Committee National Municipal League, Council National Civ.

Service Reform League. Corresponding for Chicago Times and other papers in ’80s. Home: Milwaukee, Wis.

Membership

Member exec.

Connections

Married Fanny L. Dana, October 25, 1877.

father:
Ammi R. R. Butler

mother:
Orvilla L. (Tanner) Butler

spouse:
Fanny L. Dana