(11 July 1744 – 15 February 1822) One of the Founding Fathers of the U.S., planter, and officer in the Revolutionary War.
He served as a a delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention and a member of the U.S Senate. Committed to protecting the rights of states and slavery, Butler’s extensive holdings included approximately one-thousand slaves.
South Carolina Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789
South Carolina Delegation - United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)