Voices of Minnesota

Oral History Interview with Pierce Butler III

DATE: June 19, 1969

INTERVIEWERS: Robert E. Goff and Lila M. Johnson

Pierce Butler III was the grandson of U.S. Supreme Court justice Pierce Butler (1866-1939).

Subjects discussed inlcude the Butler family since its arrival from Ireland in the late 1840s. Much of the interview concerns Butler's memories of his grandfather Pierce Butler, the Supreme Court justice.

TRANSCRIPT: 19 pages