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  Butler, Thomas S.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameThomas S. Butler
Address Chester County
West Chester, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born November 04, 1855
DiedMay 26, 1928 (72 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 12, 2015 07:53pm
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InfoBUTLER, Thomas Stalker, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Uwchland Township, Chester County, Pa., November 4, 1855; attended the common schools, West Chester State Normal School, and Wyer’s Academy, West Chester, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1877 and commenced practice in West Chester, Pa.; served as trustee of the West Chester State Normal School 1885-1889 and again in 1927 and 1928; appointed judge of the fifteenth judicial district of Pennsylvania in 1888; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1889; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1892; elected as an Independent Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress and as a Republican to the fifteen succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1897, until his death in Washington, D.C., May 26, 1928; chairman, Committee on Pacific Railroads (Fifty-ninth through Sixty-first Congresses), Committee on Naval Affiars (Sixty-sixth through Seventieth Congresses); interment in Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.

[Link] ; photo from Wayne C. Woodward, Congress: The Chester County Line, p. 152.

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Wife Maud Darlington Butler 00, 0000-
Son Smedley Darlington Butler 1881-1940
Father In-Law Smedley Darlington 1827-1899

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  11/02/1926 PA - District 08 Won 82.19% (+65.99%)
  11/04/1924 PA - District 08 Won 80.69% (+64.40%)
  11/07/1922 PA - District 08 Won 61.14% (+24.26%)
  11/02/1920 PA - District 07 Won 75.63% (+52.81%)
  11/05/1918 PA - District 07 Won 76.07% (+54.72%)
  11/07/1916 PA - District 07 Won 62.99% (+28.87%)
  11/03/1914 PA - District 07 Won 63.56% (+40.75%)
  11/05/1912 PA District 07 Won 46.70% (+15.46%)
  04/13/1912 PA - District 07 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1910 PA - District 07 Won 51.71% (+6.25%)
  11/03/1908 PA - District 07 Won 69.27% (+42.36%)
  11/06/1906 PA - District 07 Won 69.95% (+40.62%)
  11/08/1904 PA - District 07 Won 77.54% (+58.35%)
  11/04/1902 PA - District 07 Won 65.37% (+33.60%)
  11/06/1900 PA - District 06 Won 70.21% (+43.33%)
  11/08/1898 PA - District 06 Won 53.73% (+30.58%)
  11/03/1896 PA - District 06 Won 39.42% (+4.32%)
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