Pierce Butler (justice)
Pierce Butler (March 17, 1866 – November 16, 1939) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1923 until his death in 1939. He is notable for being the first Supreme Court Justice to hail from the state of Minnesota, and for being a Democrat appointed by a Republican president, Warren G. Harding.
|Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|
December 21, 1922 – November 16, 1939
|Nominated by||Warren Harding|
|Preceded by||William Day|
|Succeeded by||Frank Murphy|
|Born||March 17, 1866|
Dakota County, Minnesota, U.S.
|Died||November 16, 1939 73) (aged|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Carleton College (BS)|