When Kenneth Leroy Butman was born on 2 December 1921, in Pipestone, Minnesota, United States, his father, Leroy Eugene Butman, was 33 and his mother, Mary Frances Kotan, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Beverly Jean McKinny. He lived in Troy Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 21 January 1974, in Faribault, Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pipestone, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Shmuel, Velvel, Yosef.
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Polish or Ukrainian but ‘boot’ + Yiddish man ‘man’.
Americanized form of German Buttmann: of French (Huguenot) origin, from Boudemont, unexplained. Compare Putman .