Wallace Bruce Butler

Wallace Bruce Butler

Served during the following dates: 1919-07-24; 1927-06-25

BUTLER, WALLACE BRUCE, farmer; b. ca. 3 August 1883 in Peters Road, son of William Butler and Mary Honor Jenkins; m. 20 July 1902 Thelda Blanche Poole, and they had four children, May, Olia, Howard, and Ethel; Presbyterian; d. 2 September 1952.
Butler, a Liberal, was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the general election of 1919 for 4th Kings. He was re-elected in the general elections of 1923 and 1927.
Butler was educated at the Alma School. He resided in Murray Harbour where he worked as a farmer, and was a member of the Freemasons. Wallace Butler died 2 September 1952.
Thelda Butler, the daughter of James F. Poole of Roseneath, was born 25 June 1882 and died 27 April 1961.

References: CPG 1921, 1928; PARO: Census 1901; Murray Harbour North Cemetery Records. Guide to abbreviations

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