1839–1905

Introduction

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Born: De­cem­ber 22, 1839, War­ren, Rhode Is­land.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 5, 1905, War­ren, Rhode Is­land.

Buried: But­ter­worth Ce­me­te­ry, War­ren, Rhode Is­land.

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Biography

A widely tra­veled po­et and hym­nist, But­ter­worth was for 25 years con­nect­ed with the Youth’s Com­pan­ion as a reg­u­lar con­trib­ut­or and mem­ber of its ed­it­or­i­al staff.

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