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Alexander P Butterfield

Alexander P Butterfield

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  • Name Alexander P Butterfield 
    Born 6 Apr 1926  Pensicola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930 
    1930 Butterfield.
    1930 Butterfield.
    1930 US census, Oxford, Maine, enumeration district 17-4, Family Number 13, Butterfield.
    Biographical Information 1969 
    He served as the deputy assistant to President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973. As part of his duties he oversaw installation of the taping system that the President ordered for the White House. When he was questioned by The Senate Watergate Committee he revealed the existence of the White House taping system. Butterfield had no involvement in the scandal, but once the Senate learned of the taping system the President's fate was sealed. 
    Butterfield Denies Involvement in CIA.
    Butterfield Denies Involvement in CIA.
    The Daily Herald, Provo County, Utah, Monday, Jul 14, 1975 page 3.
    Prouty Charge Discussed.
    Prouty Charge Discussed.
    The Daily Herald, Provo County, Utah, Sunday, July 20, 1975 page 19.
    Alexander Butterfield.
    Alexander Butterfield.
    On July 13, 1973 Alexander testified before the Senate committee investigating the Watergate Scandal. From his testimony they learned of the taping system that lead to the Presidents downfall.
    Alexander Butterfield and President Nixon.
    Alexander Butterfield and President Nixon.
    Bob Woodward's book "The Last of the President's Men" featured a cover with a rare photo of Butterfield with President Nixon.
    Military Service U.S. Air Force, Vietam Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Colonel 
    Occupation 1973 
    From 1973 to 1975, he served as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.  
    Nixon.
    Nixon.
    The Daily Herald, Provo County, Utah, Thursday, December 27, 1973 page 20.
    Butterfield Resigns FAA Job.
    Butterfield Resigns FAA Job.
    The Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, March 26 1975 page 5.
    Person ID I30205  Nagel
    Last Modified 5 May 2018 

    Father Horace Bushnell Butterfield,   b. 1899, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mrs Susan Alexander Butterfield,   b. 1898, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F9688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Maguire 
    Married 1949 
    Divorced 1985 
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F9689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart