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Jones, Katherine MacDonald "Henry Sigourney Butler"

Henry Sigourney Butler: This second biography briefly sketches James Davie Butler's (1815-1905) contribution to the University of Wisconsin and the Madison community before focusing on his son and the origins of Superior, Wisconsin. Henry Butler (1854-1908) studied law at Madison before relocating to Superior in 1883. The article describes the early history of the port town, as well as Butler's private law practice, with partners Charles Catlin (1842-1901), Carl C. Pope (1834-date not verified), and Thomas E. Lyons (1860-1931), which served as legal counsel for local railroads, banks, and industry. It also mentions Butler's involvement in public service and loyalty to his community. (7 pages)

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Citation: Jones, Katherine MacDonald "Henry Sigourney Butler" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 22 /Issue: 3 (1938-1939)

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