US Military Academy at West Point/William O Butler


 I am looking for an obiturary. Major General William O. Butler class of 1917. Willam died on Oct 29,1962 in Alamo Ca.
Thanks for any help.

It's good to hear from you Ann.  Thanks for your interest in West Point.

Major General Butler's obituary was published in September 1963.  You may get a copy by contacting the West Point Association of Graduates at 845-446-1623, or via email at Tell them you would like a copy of his obituary; you may mention that his Cullum Number (index of Graduates) is 5634.

Good luck in your quest, Ann.

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I can answer questions about admissions to West Point; about the history of West Point; about how to travel to West Point, where to eat, where to stay, etc.; and about West Point`s alumni organization, the West Point Association of Graduates.


I am a 1970 Graduate of West Point. I served six years on active duty and another 8 years in the active reserve. I have been actively involved as a Field Admissions Representative for over 20 years and have participated on my Congressman's Academy Selection Panel for over 25 years. I am actively involved in West Point Alumni affairs, serving in roles both with the West Point Association of Graduates and the local alumni chapter in Annapolis, MD. I also have two sons who graduated from West Point in 1995 and 2001. Both are veterans of the Iraq War and Afghanistan War. The 1995 Grad continues to serve on Active Duty in the Army.

Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy, 1970 Master of Science (Computer Science), The Johns Hopkins University, 1980

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