Pierce Butler

Personal

Birthday: 
3/17/1866
Birthplace: 
Dakota County, MN
Date of Death: 
11/16/1939
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant county attorney, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 1891-1892
County attorney, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 1893-1896
Private practice, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 1897-1922

Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, November 21, 1922; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Carleton College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1887
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1888

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Warren G. Harding
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/21/1922
Termination Date: 
11/16/1939
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Third Circuit, January 22, 1923-March 15, 1925
Seventh Circuit, March 16, 1925-April 9, 1929
Eighth Circuit, April 10, 1929-November 16, 1939
Tenth Circuit, November 8, 1937-November 16, 1939

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