Joint memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Library

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Other titlesJoint memorial to Archibald W. Butt and Francis D. Millet, commissioned officers who went down with sinking of Titanic
SeriesS.rp.866
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
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Open LibraryOL16112469M

  The bridge is decorated with sculptures of four lions, four eagles, and a bas-relief bust portrait of Major Archibald W. Butt. The relief of Major Butt is set into the apex on the east side of the bridge. Butt appears in proper right profile. He has a mustache and is dressed in a military uniform with a number of medals on his chest. The bridge was dedicated on Ap to honor Archibald Butt, an Augusta native. Butt, a military man and close adviser to President William Howard Taft, died on the Titanic in Witnesses said he went down with the ship after giving up his lifeboat seat to women and children. that MaJ. Butt had been saved." PUBLIC MASONIC SERVICE IN MEMORY OF MAJ. BUTT % a Arrangements to Be Made This Aft ernoon by Committee From Temple Lodge. Impressive public Masonic memorial services will be held under the auspices of Temple Lodge, No. F. A. A. M.. for MaJ. Archibald W. Butt, President Taft's military aid, who was one of its. archibaldwbutt, major, usa militaryaidetothepresident he lost his life ap , when the british steamship titanic sank and the women and children were saved. of him president taft said "the chief traits of his character were loyalty to his ideal his cloth and his friends. his character was a simple one; he was incapable of.

Archibald Marion Davis, first son and third child of William and Sarah Davis, was born J in Washington county, Indiana. He lived all of his 76 years on a farm in the community of his birth. He was a large jovial man, with a wide range of interests, and a zest for life and living. He loved people and had a. Na viagem, ela socializou com outros proeminentes viajantes, tais como o adido militar do Presidente Taft, Major Archibald Butt, Coronel Gracie e o pintor Francis Davis Millet. Como bagagens e itens pessoais não eram permitidos dentro dos botes salva-vidas, Candee deu dois itens preciosos, uma miniatura de camafeu de marfim de sua mãe e um.

Joint memorial to Maj. Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Memorial Mystery has surrounded Archibald Butt and Francis Millet ever since their tragic death aboard the RMS Titanic on Ap Believed to be the only officials of the United States who perished aboard the ship, Congress passed a joint resolution soon after their death authorizing the construction of a memorial in their honor.

Joint resolution authorizing the erection on the public grounds in the city of Washington of a joint memorial to Major Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet. Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled.

This memorial fountain was erected in October in memory of Major Archibald Butt (military aide to President William Howard Taft) and Francis Davis Millet (painter).

Both men died during the sinking of the RMS Titanic in April Archibald Butt lived in a large mansion at G Street NW with the painter Francis Davis Millet. The Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain was erected by the contributions of friends of Major Archibald Willingham Butt and Francis Joint memorial to Maj.

Archibald W. Butt and Francis Davis Millet. book Millet. "The 8-foot-high fountain is composed of a marble shaft of simple Neo-classical design rising from an octagonal basin of Tennessee marble.

Excerpt from The Fountain: In Memory of Francis Davis Millet, Archibald Willingham Butt About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important. Major Archibald Willingham Butt, 45, was born on 26 September A resident of Washington DC, USA, Major Butt boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his friend Francis D. Millet. Travelling as a first class passenger (ticket number£26 11s), Major Butt occupied cabin B The American artist Francis Davis Millet (Frank Millet) has connections with Broadway’s St Eadburgha’s Church (a Grade 1 listed building dating back to Saxon times) located on the Snowshill Road, Broadway, about 3/4 mile south of the centre of the village opposite Coneygree Lane.

The church is a lovely 10 minute stroll from our Cotswold holiday cottages at West End. 伯特-米莱特纪念喷泉(英語: Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain )是一座位于美国华盛顿哥伦比亚特区 总统公园的纪念 噴泉。 于年十月正式完工。用以纪念年4月15日泰坦尼克号沉没事故中双双罹难的 阿奇博伯特 ( 英语 : Archibald Butt ) 与法蘭西斯戴維斯米萊特。 前者为美国总统威廉霍华德塔. Archibald Butt; Lieutenant Archibald Butt in Born: Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt Septem Augusta, Georgia.

The Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain is a memorial fountain located in the President's Park in Washington, D.C., in the United States.

Dedicated in Octoberit commemorates the deaths of Archibald Butt (the military aide to President William Howard Taft) and Francis Davis. Early life Edit. Archibald Butt was born on September 26 th, in Augusta, Georgia, to Joshua Willingham and Pamela Robertson (née Boggs) Butt.

His grandfather, Archibald Butt, served in the American Revolutionary War. His great-grandfather, Josiah Butt, was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Continental Army during the same conflict. He was the nephew of General William R. Boggs of the. The Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain was erected by the contributions of friends of Major Archibald Willingham Butt and Francis Davis Millet.

"The 8-foot-high fountain is composed of a marble shaft of simple Neo-classical design rising from an octagonal basin of Tennessee marble. Ded­i­cated in Oc­to­berit com­mem­o­rates the deaths of Archibald Butt (the mil­i­tary aide to Pres­i­dent William Howard Taft) and Fran­cis Davis Mil­let (a jour­nal­ist and painter, and Butt's close friend and house­mate).

Both men died dur­ing the sink­ing of the RMS Ti­tanic on Ap Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt (Septem – Ap ) was an American journalist and United States Army officer. After a short career as a newspaper reporter, he served two years as the First Secretary of the American embassy in Mexico.

He was commissioned in the United States Volunteers in and served in the Quartermaster Corps during the Philippine. WASHINGTON, Oct. Plans will be completed in the near future for the dedication of a fountain erected south of the White House in honor of the memories of Major Archibald W.

Butt, former White House military attaché, and Francis D. Millet, painter and author, who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster early in Caption: Public Resolution No 59 [S.

Res. ], approved Aug"that the Chief of Engineers, United States Army is authorized and directed to grant permission for the erection on public grounds of the United States in the city of Washington a joint memorial, of simple and artistic form, to Major Archibald W. Butt, United States Army, and Mr.

Francis Davis Millet, Vice. In a book titled: "Memorial Edition Sinking of the Titanic-Thrilling Stories Told By Survivors", entered according to act of Congress in the yearby Geo. Bertron, The Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C., U.S.A., a special page is devoted to the memorial services held for Archibald Butt in Augusta, Georgia.

Archie Butt and Francis Davis Millet died on the Titanic inreturning from a European vacation. A fountain in their honor stands near the White House.

The quilts went to Butt's niece who lived in England. Jun 9, - Explore Eric Ray's board "Francis Davis Millet" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Millet, Rms titanic, Titanic.9 pins. Francis Davis Millet ( - ) In early Mr.

Millet took a trip to Rome for Academy business and took with him his good friend Major Archibald Willingham Butt. a memorial was. Major Archibald Willingham Butt was an aide to the then President of the U.S.A., William Howard Taft, and had previously held the same position under Theodore Roosevelt.

He was considered to be a very influential figure, highly respected by all who knew him, and Butt travelled around the world in the role of mediator and peace envoy for the U.S.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Maj Archibald Willingham Butt (26 Sep –15 Apr ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Major Butt had a reputation as a horseman, and it is said he was able to keep up with President Roosevelt, be the ride ever so far or fast.

He was promoted to the rank of major in Hero of the Titanic. He sailed for the Mediterranean on 2nd of March,with his friend Francis Davis Millet, the artist, who also perished on the Titanic. Archibald Willingham Butt was born in Augusta on Septemto Pamela Robertson and Joshua Willingham Butt.

He attended the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, graduating in Shortly after graduation, he focused on a career in journalism, working first for the Louisville Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, then for the Macon Telegraph in Macon. Major Archibald Willingham Butt was born on September 26to Joshua Willingham Butt and Pamela Robertson Butt.

Major passed away on April 15at age 46 in Atlantic Ocean. Australia Electoral Rolls, W. WEBB THOMAS W. DAVIS Vs N. MASSENBURG, W.H.A. KEARNEY & OTHERS Commissioners Report Division of Slaves North Carolina, Franklin County Registered in Book No. 32 & PageJ H. THOMAS, P.R. See Will of Archibald H.

Davis, Additional info included in the Estate of Archibald H. Davis RESEARCH NOTES. Major Archibald Willingham Butt Lieutenant Archibald Butt in Born Archibald Willingham Butt Septem ( 09 26) Augusta, Georgia, U.S. Naufrágio do Titanic. Butt partiu em férias de seis semanas na Europa em 1º de março deacompanhado por eu amigo Francis Davis Millet.

[2] Butt reservou passagem no R.M.S. Titanic par retornar aos Estados Unidos. Ele embarcou no navio em Southampton, na Inglaterra em 10 de abril de ; Millet embarcou em Cherbourg, França, mais tarde no mesmo dia. Butt estava jogando cartas. Major Archie Butt boarded the Titanic at Southampton, England, on Wednesday, Apand his friend Francis Millet came aboard at Cherbourg, France, later in the day.

On Sunday, ApMajor Butt and some of his new friends including Arthur Ryerson, were playing cards in the first class smoking room when the Titanic struck an. Bacon joint resolution authorizing the erection In Washington of a joint memorial to Major Archibald W.

Butt, late aide to the President, and Francis Davis Millet, vice-chairman of the Fine Arts Commission, both of whom perished In c dis aster. INCH MORTARS MISS HONOLULU, Aug. IX—Artillery men engaged in target practise with.

Titanic Memorials: Major Archibald Butt by knjazmilos J Location: Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia, United States Major Archibald Willingham Butt was an aide to the then President of the U.S.A., William Howard Taft, and had previously held .Born in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA on 3 Nov to Asa Millett and Huldah Byram.

Francis Davis Millet married Elizabeth Greeley "Lilly" Merrill and had 4 children. He passed away on 15 Apr in RMS TITANIC, North Atlantic Ocean.

Described as a “tribute to friendship,” this fountain along E St. honors Francis Davis Millet and Archibald Butt, two men who went down with the vessel, selflessly assisting women and children as the ship sank.

Millet and Butt 46 at the time of the tragedy.