Richard Butler (Aryan Nation)

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Founder of the Aryan Nations, a white neo-nazi organization. Died on Sept. 8th, 2004.

Spreading Christian Identity

Richard Butler was influential in introducing Christian Identity into neo-nazi circles. A disciple of Wesley Swift, the american progenitor of Christian Identity, Butler took leadership of Swift's church after his death, transplanted it to Idaho, and renamed it as the Aryan Nations.