Mr Walter James BUTLER (1892 - 1937)**
- Date of Birth: 15/04/1892
- Place of Birth: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 05/11/1937
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||8 Oct 1927||18 May 1932||4yr(s) 7mth(s) 11day(s)|
|Member for Hurstville||8 Oct 1927||18 Sep 1930||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)|
28th (1927 - 1930)
|Member for Hurstville||25 Oct 1930||18 May 1932||1yr(s) 6mth(s) 24day(s)|
29th (1930 - 1932)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President of Bexley branch for seven years, of St George electorate council for three years, member of the central executive from 1924 until 1926.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Clerk. Educated to secondary level; joined Railways Department, clerk in Narrabri 1909 until 1910, Murrurundi from 1910 until 1915. and re-employed in the railways from 1936 until 1937.
Served in the Australian Infantry Forces from 1915 until 1919, 20th Battalion, Private
Son of Simon John Butler, police constable, and Cecilia Mary Marlin. Married Mary Ellen Agnes Kennedy on 24 April 1916 and had issue, 3 daughters and 1 son. Church of England. Burial at Woronora cemetery from St Josephs Roman Catholic church in Rockdale.