BUTLER, Jefferson, lawyer; born, Covington, Ky., May 1, 1868; son of Edward and Abigail (Reilly) Butler; educated
common schools, Chautauqua, N. Y.; Harvard College, 1894-95; LL.B., Law Department, University of Michigan, 1896;
married, Dec. 2, 1902, Louisa Conover, of Detroit; one daughter, Louisa. Practiced in Denver, Colo., July, 1896Jan.,
1898; since in practice in Detroit, devoting attention to patent law for two years, since in general practice.
Michigan attorney for the American Humane Education Society and also for National Association of Audubon societies.
President Detroit Institute of Science, Michigan Audubon Society; director and chairman legislative committee Michigan
State Humane Association; member, and contributor to, Michigan Academy of Science; member National Council of National
Economic League. Democrat. Unitarian. Member Michigan State Bar Association, Association Bar City of Detroit. Clubs:
Harvard, University of Michigan Club. Well known as a naturalist. Supplies bird migration records for Southern
Michigan to U. S. Biological Survey, Washington, D. C.; contributor of numerous articles to magazines and newspapers
on birds, animals and wild life generally, as well as on humane work among the domestic animals. Office: 1117 Ford
Bldg. Residence: 121 Philadelphia Ave. W.
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit
Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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