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Butler, Benjamin Franklin

Born: 1818 AD
Died: 1893 AD
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US army officer, lawyer, and politician

 

commanded land forces that helped David Farragut capture New Orleans in Civil War 1862

 

military governor of New Orleans 1862

 

Representative from Massachusetts 1867-1875, 1877-1879

 

governor of Massachusetts 1883-1884 (Democratic)

 

Greenback presidential candidate 1884