7620. Allison Butts, lawyer, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., son of George F. and (4416) Eliza D. Case Butts, was married, first, Dec. 14, 1876, to Phebe D. Mosher, daughter of Allen A. Mosher, and on Sept. 16, 1885, to Arrie E. Mosher, daughter of Alfred Mosher.
Mr. Butts was born on a farm in the town of Stanford, Dutchess County, N. Y., Oct. 2, 1852. His ancestors came from New England, being descendants of the Plymouth colony. He was educated in the public schools of his native town and at Pelham Institute, in Poughkeepsie. At the age of twenty he began teaching. In 1874 he went to Poughkeepsie and took a position in the County Clerk's office, and was soon promoted to the office of Deputy County Clerk, which he held through both Republican and Democratic administrations until 1881, when, having studied law and been admitted to the bar, he resigned and commenced the practice of law in Poughkeepsie. He has attained high rank in his profession and has successfully conducted many important cases. In municipal affairs he has served upon various city boards, and is now a member of the Board of Education of the city of Poughkeepsie. He has served in many positions of trust relating to estates and financial affairs; was treasurer of the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane from 1890 to 1902, and in 1907 was a director of the Farmers and Manufacturers National Bank of Poughkeepsie.


10900. Ralph Fanning Butts, b. Apr. 6, 1878; m. Harriett V. A. Tripp.
10901. Norman Carroll Butts, b. Aug. 8, 1888.
10902. Allison Butts, Jr., b. April 26, 1890.
10903. Wilbur Kingsley Butts, b. Sept. 7, 1895.
10904. Alfred Mosher Butts, b. Apr. 13, 1899.

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