Warren Franklin Butner

22 August 1917–1 May 1987 (Age 69)
Shelby, Missouri, United States

The Life of Warren Franklin

When Warren Franklin Butner was born on 22 August 1917, in Shelby, Missouri, United States, his father, Otto Barton Butner, was 22 and his mother, Lottie Lee Larrick, was 24. He married Mamie Campbell on 7 July 1945, in Smith, Texas, United States. He lived in Jefferson Township, Shelby, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Woodlawn, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 1 May 1987, in Mount Vernon, Franklin, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mount Vernon, Franklin, Texas, United States.

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Warren Franklin Butner
Mamie Campbell
Marriage: 7 July 1945

Spouse and Children

7 July 1945
Smith, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Daniel Morgan Butner



    Earmalee T Butner


    Imogene Butner



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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 9

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 19

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, Old French boutonier, from bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’.2 Altered spelling of German Büttner ( see Buettner ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Warren F Buttner in household of Otto B Buttner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Warren Butner in household of Otto Butner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Warren Butner, "United States Census, 1940"

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