Pierce Butler

Pierce Butler in a dark suit coat, white wig, and white necktie.

Pierce Butler (Nat-1744 Ob.-1822), from photograph of the miniaturefurnished by Dr. Thomas Addis Emmett. New York Public Library.

(1744–1822) Pierce Butler was a Founding Father of the United States who represented South Carolina at the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and as a U.S. Senator.