Alfred Benjamin Butts was the Chancellor of the University of Mississippi from 1935 to 1946.
He was born in Durham, North Carolina in 1890. In 1911, he received a B.S. degree from Mississippi A&M College, now known as Mississippi State University, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1920. He received a law degree from Yale Law School in 1930. From 1911 to 1935, he taught at Mississippi A&M. He served as Chancellor of the University of Mississippi from 1935 to 1946. He died in 1962.
- Public administration in Mississippi (1919)
- ^ a b c d e Ole Miss biography
- ^ a b c d e f g James B. Lloyd, Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817-1967, Oxford, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 2009, p. 67