James R. Butler
|James R. Butler|
Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
|Preceded by||W.S. Roudabush|
|Succeeded by||Frederick R. Bowie|
James R. Butler is a former member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors who served in the early 1980's. 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. 
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- Web. County of Albemarle, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Minutes, Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Albemarle County, May 18, 1983, retrieved June 29, 2011.
- Web. Baker-Butler Elementary School fact sheet, County of Albemarle, retrieved July 25, 2011.