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Butler B. Hare (born November 25 1875 in Saluda Countymarker, South Carolinamarker; died in 1967) was an Americanmarker politician elected at the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of South Carolinamarker.

Born to James and Elizabeth Hare (née Black), he was one of 9 sons born to the Civil War veteran. He graduated from Newberry Collegemarker and earned his law degree from George Washington Universitymarker and served his first term in the US House of Representatives in 1924 representing the 2nd district of South Carolina. He served from 1925-1933, and then left after redistricting eliminated a seat from South Carolina's congressional delegation.

He returned to the house in 1939 after defeating incumbent John Taylor. He served from 1939-1947 as the representative of South Carolina's 3rd District. His main accomplishment as a US Representative was authoring the Tydings-McDuffie Act, which made the former US Territory of Philippinesmarker an independent nation.His son, James Butler Hare, served a single term from 1949-1951 in South Carolina's 3rd district.

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