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date: 16 September 2019

Butler, Benjamin Franklinlocked

(14 December 1795–08 November 1858)
  • David Osborn

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Butler, Benjamin Franklin (14 December 1795–08 November 1858), attorney general of the United States, was born in Columbia County, New York, the son of Medad Butler, a judge and state legislator, and Hannah Tylee. At age sixteen he began to study the law under future president ...

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