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Butler, Algernon Lee

Born August 2, 1905, in Clinton, NC
Died September 5, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 28, 1959, to a seat vacated by Donnell Gilliam. Confirmed by the Senate on August 28, 1959, and received commission on August 31, 1959. Served as chief judge, 1961-1975. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1975. Service terminated on September 5, 1978, due to death.

University of North Carolina School of Law
Read law, 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Clinton, North Carolina, 1928-
State representative, North Carolina, 1931
County attorney, Sampson County, North Carolina, 1938-1951