Edwin John Butler FRS
(1874-1943)

Died aged c. 69

Sir Edwin John Butler FRS (13 August 1874 – 4 April 1943) was an Irish mycologist and plant pathologist. He became the Imperial Mycologist in India and later the first director of the Imperial Bureau of Mycology in England. He was knighted in 1939.

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Mycologist and plant pathologist Edwin J. Butler FRS 1874 - 1943 born in Kilkee. Imperial Mycologist, India. Founding Director Imperial Bureau of Mycology, Kew

Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Cultúrlann Sweeney, O’Connell Street, Kilkee, Ireland where they was born near (1874)