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Butler, Andrew Pickens

Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1857 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist, Politician

1796 – Born on November 18th in Edgefield, South Carolina. American judge and politician.

1817 – Attended Doctor Waddell’s Academy at Willington, Abbeville County, South Carolina, and graduated from South Carolina College at Columbia.

1818 – He studied law, admitted to the bar and practiced in Columbia, Edgefield, Lexington, Barnwell, and Newberry.

1824 – He was a member of the State Senate.

         – He aide on the staff of the Governor.

1833 – Appointed judge of the session court.

1835 – He was a judge of the State court of common pleas.

1846 – He was appointed and subsequently elected as a States Rights Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George McDuffie.

1854 – He was elected as a Democrat.

1857 – Died on May 25th near Edgefield, South Carolina.