Biography of James Butler
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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Butler, James, was born in the town of Ballston, August 22, 1862, a son of Patrick and Catherine (McCnne) Butler. His father came from Ireland to Ballston when young and throughout his life was an earnest worker in the Catholic church. James Butler was educated in the common schools of the town of Ballston and when about sixteen years of age started in life for himself as a farm laborer. When about twenty-six years of age he purchased the farm where he now resides, which contains eighty acres. June 30, 1891, he married Katie, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Gilgallon, and they have two children: Bertha and Willie J. In politics Mr. Butler is a Democrat and is active in the affairs of his town and county, also in school and educational interests. He and his family are members of the Catholic church of Stillwater.


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