BUTLER, John Marshall, (1897 - 1978)

Senate Years of Service: 1951-1963
Party: Republican

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 2, 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.