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Charles W. Buttz

District Court Judge

Appointed in 1910

Judge Buttz was born near new Hope, New Jersey, August 1, 1875. He came to Ransom County, Dakota Territory, March 1, 1881. He attended the North Dakota Agricultural College and graduated from Law School of the Minnesota University. He was admitted to the Bar in 1900. From 1908 to 1913 he was Assistant State's Attorney of Benson County. In 1910 he was appointed Judge of the Second Judicial District, by Governor John Burke, he served in that capacity until his death on October 25, 1948.