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Benjamin Franklin Butler (politician) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin_Butler_(politician) From the learn-something-new-every-day files, I earlier made mention of the General who avoided death-by-fake-coal; that was the colourful Benjamin F. “Beast” or “Spoons” Butler. His brief Wikipedia entry speaks to a suitably colourful family tree: Grandfather to scientist Adelbert Ames II (inventor of the Ames Room that used to give me headaches at the […]

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