1866–1935

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 7, 1867, Ohio.

Died: May 25, 1935, Las Cru­ces, New Mex­i­co.

Buried: Home of Peace Ce­me­te­ry, Por­ter­ville, Ca­li­for­nia.

Biography

Benjamin was the son of Sam­u­el F. Butts and Han­nah Col­ton. He mar­ried three times: To Eva Grace Lam­bright, Mary Em­ma Raw­lings, and On­na Bar­rett Mills.

He stu­died mu­sic at a young age, but start­ed his adult ca­reer in bu­si­ness in Kan­sas Ci­ty. He en­tered the ev­an­gel­ism field in 1888.

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Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Butts (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?