Butler, Andrew Pickens

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Born: Nov 18, 1796 AD
Died: 1857 AD, at 60 years of age.

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.
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