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William Allen Butler

20 February 1825 - 9 September 1902

Butler was the son of U.S. Attorney-General Benjamin Franklin Butler and the father of William Allen Butler Jr. All three were leading figures in the New York legal community. In addition to his writings on legal topics, William Sr. wrote fiction, history, and humour both in poetry and in prose.[1] He was a founding member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.[2]

[1]: in American National Biography [2]: memorial


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