James R. Butler

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James R. Butler

Electoral District Rivanna
Term Start 1982
Term End 1983
Preceded by W.S. Roudabush
Succeeded by Frederick R. Bowie

Biographical Information

James R. Butler is a former member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors who served in the early 1980's.[1] He was the board's first African-American member. During his tenure he pushed for higher teacher pay and for the establishment of the Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC). Baker-Butler Elementary School is partially named for him. [2]

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  1. Web. County of Albemarle, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Minutes, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Albemarle County, May 18, 1983, retrieved June 29, 2011.
  2. Web. Baker-Butler Elementary School fact sheet, County of Albemarle, retrieved July 25, 2011.