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John Wesley Butler

Clergyman

John Wesley Butler, American clergyman.

Background

Butler, John Wesley was born on October 13, 1851 in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Julia (Crompton) Butler.

Education

Preparatory education Boston Latin school and Passaic (New Jersey) Collegiate Institute. Student Boston University School of Theology, 1871-1874. (Doctor of Divinity, Baker U., Kansas, 1889).

Career

Missionary M E. Church in Mexico, since 1873, then treasurer and attorney Missionary Society of Methodist Episcopal Church in Mexico. Pastor in Mexico City 10 years. Presiding elder or district superintendent, since 1890.

President Mexican Methodist Institute, Puebla, 2 years Author: Sketches of Mexico, 1894. Silver Anniversary of Methodism in Mexico (Spanish), 1898. Mexico Coming Into Light, 1907.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sketches of Mexico, 1894. Silver Anniversary of Methodism in Mexico (Spanish), 1898. Mexico Coming Into Light, 1907.

Connections

Married Sara Aston, August 13, 1878.

father:
William Butler

mother:
Julia (Crompton) Butler

spouse:
Sara Aston