William Butler

Personal

Birthday: 
12/2/1822
Birthplace: 
Chester County, PA
Date of Death: 
11/2/1909
Place of Death: 
Chester County, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, West Chester, Pennsylvania,
District attorney, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1856-1859
President judge, Court of Common Pleas of Dauphin County [Pennsylvania], 1861-1879

Education

Name of School: 
Read law
Degree Year: 
1845

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Rutherford B. Hayes
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/19/1879
Termination Date: 
01/31/1899
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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