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Willis Howard Butler

Clergyman

Willis Howard Butler, American clergyman.

Background

Butler, Willis Howard was born on October 3, 1873 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Henry Hersey and Inez (Lunt) Butler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1895. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1898. Doctor of Divinity, Williams, 1926.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1898. Pastor First Church, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1898-1903, Edwards Church, Northampton, 1903-1912. Associate pastor Old South Church, Boston, 1912-1919.

Pastor Asylum Hill Church, Hartford, Connecticut, since 1919. Home: Hartford, Conn.

Connections

Married Mary Helen Wales, December 21, 1898. Children: Barbara (Mistress Chester Tappan), Virginia.

father:
Henry Hersey Butler

mother:
Inez (Lunt) Butler

spouse:
Mary Helen Wales

child:
Barbara Butler (Mistress Chester Tappan)

child:
Virginia Butler