Richard Colburn Butler Edit Profile
Student, Little Rock Junior College, 1929. Bachelor of Arts Arkansas, 1931. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Arkansas, 1986.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hendrix College, 1981.
General practice law, Little Rock, 1933-1963;
partner firm, House, Holmes, Butler & Jewell, 1941-1963;
president, Chairman of the Board, Commercial National Bank Little Rock, 1963-1980;
senior chairman, Commercial National Bank Little Rock, 1980-1981. President, director Arkansas National Stockyards Company, 1958-1978, First Arkansas Development Fin.Corp. Chairman, director Little Rock Abstract Company, 1971-1981.
Chairman Peoples Savings & Loan Association, Little Rock, 1980-1984. Director Kin-Ark Corporation, Tulsa, 1972-1991, 94-.
The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.
Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.
Board directors, treasurer Heifer Project International, 1986-1991. President Maumelle Gardens, Inc., since 1968. Member United Methodist Foundation, since 1964, chairman board directors, 1981-1984.
President board trustees Little Rock University, 1961-1963. Board directors Little Rock Boys Club, president, 1960. Board directors Heifer International Foundation, since 1991.
National associate for Arkansas Boys Clubs America, 1964-1974. Member Pillars Club, United Way Pulaski County. Trustee Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1969-1981.
Trustee Heifer International Foundation, since 1993. Founder Butler Arboretum, Little Rock, Butler Center at Little Rock public library. Major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, China.
Member American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association, American Judicature Society, American Hemerocallis Society, American Iris Society Foundation (life, regional vice president 1960-1961), Iris Foundation (president since 1995, board directors), Bookfellows (president 1961), Little Rock Chamber of Commerce (president 1952), American Daffodil Society (board directors 1987-1990), National Trust for Historic Preservation, University Arkansas-Little Rock Heritage Association (founding member), Little Rock Country Club, Little Rock XV Club, University Arkansas Chancellor's Club, Union League (Chicago), Kiwanis.
Married Gertrude Remmel, March 7, 1936. 1 son, Richard Colburn.
1933 - 1963
1941 - 1963