Law Offices of F. O. Butt

Law Offices of F. O. Butt (HM1IEM)

Location: Eureka Springs, AR 72632 Carroll County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 24.163', W 93° 44.222'

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Festus Orestes Butt was born in 1875 in Illinois just before his family moved to Carroll County, Arkansas. He became a licensed attorney before he was of legal age. The Arkansas General Assembly set aside his "disability of minority", and he set up a practice in Eureka Springs in 1894. Elected to the legislature, Butt served four years, then two successive terms in the state senate before 1910. He was elected mayor of Eureka Springs in 1911, 1916 and 1920. During a second term in the Assembly, Butt enacted special legislation in 1913 that gave Eureka Springs perpetual first class city status, regardless of population. Beloved for his oratory, wisdom and service to community, F. O. Butt practiced his profession on these premises until his death in 1972.

Placed ByGreater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Community Development Partnership
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Date Added Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 433911 N 4028869
Decimal Degrees36.40271667, -93.73703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 24.163', W 93° 44.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 24' 9.78" N, 93° 44' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)501, 479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12-50 Spring St, Eureka Springs AR 72632, US
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