Judge Augustus S Butler obitJudge Augustus Seymour Butler , grandson of Judge Flavius J Littlejohn, was born to the senior Augustus S Butler and Cornelia Littlejohn in 1867, and his heavenly home-going transpired on 14 November 1940.[1]

Judge Butler graduated from University of Michigan Law School in 1891.  He served as a Probate Court Judge from 1927-1933.[2]  He took office initially by appointment to complete the term of his predecessor, Judge Charles Thew, who died in office on 6 June 1927.  He was elected to the office in November of that year and then served the regular term of January 1928 to January 1933.


  1. Augustus S Butler memorial on findagrave.com
  2. Saugatuck Commercial Record (1940; see image)

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