Sampson Hale Butler
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from South Carolina's 4th district
March 4, 1839 - September 27, 1842
|Franklin H. Elmore|
|Samuel W. Trotti|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell District|
November 26, 1832 – December 19, 1835
|Born||January 3, 1803|
Edgefield District, South Carolina
|Died||March 16, 1848 (aged 45)|
|Resting place||Tallahassee, Florida|
|Alma mater||South Carolina College|
Born near Ninety Six, Edgefield District, South Carolina, Butler attended the country schools and South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) at Columbia. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Edgefield, South Carolina.
Butler was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1839, until September 27, 1842, when he resigned.
He resumed the practice of law. He moved to Florida and died in Tallahassee, Florida, March 16, 1848. He was interred in a cemetery in that city.