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Butler, Jonathan

Jonathan F Butler U.S. Navy WWII
Jonathan F Butler U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 1/26/1904
Died On: 7/24/1974 Last Residence: 10580 Rye, Westchester, New York
Street Address: Home in 1930: Manhattan
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-38

Jonathan F Butler was born in New York on 1904. The census records show his families Home in 1930: Manhattan and were members of the Presbyterian Church. Jonathan served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Lieut. Comdr. Jonathan F. Butler, U. S. N. R . Mrs. Butler and their children, Sally, Nancy. Johnnie and Grace are returning to their home on Manursing Way early next week. They have been making their home at Memphis, Tenn. , for over two years.

Jonathan Butler Noted Architect Dies At Rye Home

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Christ's Church for Jonathan Fairchild Butler, 70, a well-known architect and past chairman of the Rye City Planning Commission, who died Saturday at his home, 19 Rockridge Road. A resident of Rye since 1931, Mr. Butler was born Jan. 26, 1904 in New York City, son of the late Henry Weil and Grace Elise Fairchild Butler. He was a member of Christ's Church. A noted architect, he was a senior partner in the firm of Rogers, Butler and Burgun. Mr. Butler was known throughout the profession for hospital design. His firm did work on United Hospital.

A World War II veteran, he was a member of the American Institute of Architects of Now York and past chairman of its professional ethics committee, a member of the New York Society of Architects and the Municipal Art Society, the Union League Club, the City Mid-day Club, the Century Association, and the American Yacht Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Anne Baker Butler; three daughters, Mrs. Sally Butler Somers of Newport Beach, Calif., Mrs. Nancy Butler White of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Grace Johnson of Princeton, N. J.; a son, Jonathan Putnam Butler of New York City; a sister, Mrs. Butler Hoge of Manchester, Vt.; and nine grandchildren.
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