BUTLER, GEORGE (?–?). George Butler, early settler, was born in Georgia and came to Texas by 1832, when he was a delegate to the Convention of 1832 from the Tenehaw District (present-day Shelby County). In 1834 he was described on a certificate of character as being "a man of family consisting of five." In 1839 he was elected justice of the peace in Shelby County and associate land commissioner. He was still living in Shelby County in 1841.
Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Cecil Harper, Jr., "BUTLER, GEORGE," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbu64), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles