Pierce Butler

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Birthday
11, 1744
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Feb 15, 1822 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1744
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Feb 15, 1822 (77)

About

Founding Father who represented South Carolina in the Continental Congress, the 1787 Constitutional Convention, and the U.S. Senate.

Before Fame

He graduated from Carleton College before joining the military.

Trivia

He was the first Supreme Court Justice from Minnesota and was known for having been a Democrat nominated by a Republican president.

Family Life

He married Annie M. Cronin in 1891.

Associated With

He was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Warren Harding.