BUTLER, John Marshall (1897-1978)

BUTLER, JOHN MARSHALL, a Senator from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., July 21, 1897; attended the public schools; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army 1917-1919; student, Johns Hopkins University 1919 and 1921, and graduated from the University of Maryland Law School in 1926; admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced the practice of law in Baltimore, Md.; member of City Service Commission of Baltimore 1947-1949; elected as a Republican in 1950 to the United States Senate; reelected in 1956 and served from January 3, 1951, to January 3, 1963; was not a candidate for reelection in 1962; resided in Baltimore, Md., until his death in Rocky Mount, N.C., March 14, 1978; interment in Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.

Cornell University
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in the Gustave Jaeger Requardt papers, 1905-1966.

Johns Hopkins University
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Baltimore, MD
Papers: In Francis White papers, 1913-1961.

Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore, MD
Papers: 1950-1962. 52 volumes. Scrapbooks containing clippings of Butler's campaigns and years in office.

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962.

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