Butterfield Jr., Justin

Born: 1819-XX-XX New York

Died: 1852-03-05 Washington, D.C.

Flourished: Chicago, Illinois

Justin Butterfield, Jr. was an attorney and second son of Justin H. Butterfield. Justin, Jr. read law with his father, and he was admitted to the Illinois bar in June 1840. When Justin, Sr. ended his law partnership with James H. Collins in 1843, he went into partnership with Justin, Jr. In 1850, Justin, Jr. was practicing law in Chicago. He died of consumption.

Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 22 March 1852, 3:2; John M. Palmer, Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent (Chicago: Lewis, 1899), 2:615; "Letter of E. B. Washburne to John Dixon," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 6 (July 1913), 224-25 n17; Robert Fergus, comp., Fergus' Directory of the City of Chicago, 1839 (Chicago: Fergus, 1876), 9; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Ward 1, Chicago, Cook County, IL, 130.