Mounce Gore Butler
|Mounce Gore Butler|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
|Born||May 11, 1849
|Died||February 13, 1917 (aged 67)
|Spouse(s)||Nannie DeWitt Butler|
|Alma mater||Cumberland University|
Butler was born on May 11, 1849 in Gainesboro, Tennessee in Jackson County. He attended the common schools, Old Philomath Academy, and the law department of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. He was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced practice in the area of Gainesboro.
Elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-ninth Congress, Butler was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1906. He served from March 4, 1905 to March 3, 1907. He resumed the practice of his profession in Gainesboro, Tennessee in Jackson County.
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