Lynching of William Butler

February 7, 1893

City: Paris, Texas

County: Lamar County

Race or Ethnicity of Victim: Black

Gender of Victim: Male 

Age of Victim: Unknown 

Alleged Crime: Refused to Give Information

Manner of Death: Shot and Hanged

Source of Information: NAACP 30 Years of Lynching, Equal Justice Initiative, Tuskegee Institute