Butler, Calvin a Presbyterian minister, was born at Jericho, Vt., May 23, 1797. He graduated at Middlebury College in 1824, and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1827; was ordained by Londonderry Presbytery in 1827; labored first at Princeton, Ind., then at Evansville; went next to Washington, Ind., where he preached till the fall of 1838. He then removed to Booneville, and preached to two churches until 1849, when he came to Marine, Madison Co., Ill., and joined Alton Presbytery. He died Nov. 2, 1854. See Norton, Hist. of the Presb. Church in Illinois; Gen. Cat. of Andover Sem. 1870, p. 74.