William Butt

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William M. Butt (1805–1888) was a politician in Georgia.

Butt arrived in Atlanta in 1851 from Campbell County, Georgia, where he had been an Inferior Court judge, and became a merchant.[1] He served as a councilman in 1853.[1] The next year he was elected the eighth mayor.[2]


  1. ^ a b Garrett (1969) p.353
  2. ^ Garrett (1969) p.372
Preceded by
William Markham
Mayor of Atlanta
Succeeded by
Allison Nelson