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Archibald Butt

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Birthday
26, 1865
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1912 (46)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1865
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1912 (46)

About

Officer in the United States Army, journalist, and presidential military advisor. He died at the age of forty-six while a passenger on the infamous RMS Titanic.

Before Fame

He began his journalistic career as a reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal. He later wrote for such papers as the Nashville Banner and the Atlanta Constitution.

Trivia

He studied journalism at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. His uncle, William R. Boggs, had been a general in the Confederate States Army.

Associated With

He worked as a military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt .