Butler, Ovid, 1801-1881

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Ovid Butler was an Indianapolis attorney and founder and first president of North Western Christian University which later was named Butler University in his honor. Mr. Butler sold twenty acres of his property for the original site of the university.

From the description of Ovid Butler papers, 1841-1893. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 261339928

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Birth 1801-02-07

Death 1881-07-12


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