(1788-1864) a U.S. Representative was born in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in 1788. He moved to Maine in 1804, and settled in Dixmont where he engaged in agricultural pursuits.
He served as a captain in the War of 1812, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1820, and as a member of the Maine House of Representatives in 1822, 1826, and 1827.
Butman was elected to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831). Later he was a County Commissioner of Penobscot County in 1846; served in the Maine State Senate and was its president in 1853.
He died in Plymouth on October 9, 1864.