Ammi R. Butler (1821 to 1901)

Section 27, Block 18, Lots 3 and 4

After establishing a successful law practice, Butler was elected Milwaukee County’s first district attorney in 1848. Returning to private practice, he became a successful trial lawyer and amassed a sizable fortune. Drafted out of retirement in 1876, Butler served as the city’s first two-year-term mayor.

Ammi R. Butler (1821 to 1901)