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Jerry Butler

Born: Dec 8, 1939

Birthplace: Sunflower

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Jerry Butler

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1939
Birth Place : Sunflower

Jerry Butler, Jr. is an American soul singer and songwriter. He is also noted as being the original lead singer of the famed R&B vocal group the Impressions, as well as a 1991 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Butler is also an American politician. He serves as a Commissioner for Cook County, Illinois, having first been elected in 1985. As a member of this 17-member county board, he chairs the Health and Hospitals Committee, and serves as Vice Chair of the Construction Committee.


  • Politician
  • Singer
  • Record producer
  • Songwriter
  • Multi-instrumentalist

Also known as

  • Butler, Jerry
  • Jerry Butler Jr.

Awards Won

  • Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award
  • NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award
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