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James E. Butler, Sr. papers

James E. Butler, Sr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James E. Butler, Sr. papers
Creator: Butler, James E., Sr., 1923-
Creator: United States. Navy
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1966
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3952
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James (Jim) E. Butler, Sr. was born on December 27th, 1923. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of eighteen to serve in World War II. After the completion of the war, Butler transferred to the Naval Reserve. For many years, he worked as a mechanical engineer responsible for buildings throughout the state. In 1966, Jim Butler retired from the Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of orders, reports, forms, and other documents from Jim Butler's career in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Naval Reserve shortly after the war's end.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James E. Butler, Sr. papers, ms3952, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Orders (military records)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Navy Active Duty, 1942-1946
12-3Navy Reserve, 1946-1966