United States Bill of Rights 1789

Pierce Butler

(11 July 1744 – 15 February 1822) One of the Founding Fathers of the U.S., planter, and officer in the Revolutionary War. He served as a a delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention and a member of the U.S Senate. Committed to protecting the rights of states and slavery, Butler’s extensive holdings included approximately one-thousand slaves.

Member of South Carolina Delegation.

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