RECORDER OF DEEDS - CITY OF ST. LOUIS
Michael Butler, a Democrat, is the Recorder of Deeds for the City of St. Louis, Missouri . A native of St. Louis, Michael was first elected to Recorder in August of 2018. Prior to his time in City Hall Michael represented part of St. Louis City(District 79) in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2012-2018.
Michael also serves as the Chair of the Democratic Central Committee (Democratic Party) of St. Louis City, and is the city's 6th Ward committeeman.
Prior to his political successes, Butler gained valuable work experience in the legislature while serving as the Legislative Aide in the office of State Senator Robin Wright-Jones, and as the Legislative Assistant to State Rep. Mary Wynne Still. During his 2012 campaign, he worked as an educator in the St. Louis Public School System. In addition, Rep. Butler has valuable private sector experience while employed as a manager at the home office of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Butler holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Alabama A&M University, where he also served as Student Government President and as a Board of Trustee member. While working in the legislature, he also obtained a master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Michael lives in the Gate District Neighborhood with his wife Erin and they have one daughter, Kimber.