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Butler, Benjamin Franklin

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1858 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers


1795 - Born on December 17th in Kinderhook Landing, Columbia County, New York. American lawyer.

1817 - He studied law and was admitted to the bar.

1818 - Married to Harriet Allen.

1821 - He was the district attorney of Albany County.

1825 - He was one of the commissioners to revise the State statutes.

1827 - Became a member of the New York State Assembly.

1831 - He was one of the founders of New York University.

1833 - Appointed as Attorney General by President Andrew Jackson.

1837 - Became the principal professor in New York University.

1858 - Died on November 8th in Paris, France.


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