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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III
p67
2124

(Born Ky.)

William P. Butler

(Ap'd Ky.)

10

William Patterson Butler: Born Apr. 16, 1843, Louisville, KY.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 18, 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Ordnance, June 18, 1866.

Served: as Assistant Ordnance Officer at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Oct. 2, 1866, to Jan. 12, 1873; and on leave of absence, to July 12, 1873.

Resigned, July 12, 1873.

Civil History. — Manufacture of Gas, Rock Island, Ill., since 1873. Mayor of Rock Island, Ill., 1876‑77.

Vol. IV
p160
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p129
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Died July 13, 1902, at San Francisco, Cal.: Aged 59.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1903, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Butler's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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