Virginia Women For Trump Founder, Alice Butler Has Passed Away At The Age Of 78
Alice Butler Short, president of the Clifton Republican Women’s Club and president and founder of Virginia Women for Trump has passed away. She was reported to have died this afternoon.
Alice was a champion for the Republican Party and campaigned tirelessly across the state to elect Donald J. Trump in 2016.
Born in Cahir, County Tipperary, Ireland, She described herself as “a product of a great Catholic family and a great Irish education”.
Butler-Short moved to London when she was 18 and met her first husband there. He was Chinese, and they moved to Hong Kong, living together for 13 years. The family had to leave Hong Kong for political reasons and moved to Canada. She met her current spouse, a U.S. Army colonel, in Canada following her husband’s death. They moved to the U.S. in 1983, and she accompanied him overseas before returning to the U.S. in 1993.
Reacting to her death, Arlington Republicans Wrote – REST EASY, ALICE BUTLER-SHORT: We are saddened to announce the passing of Alice Butler-Short, a great and vocal Republican activist who loved our Party and our principles. Anyone who knew Alice knew she was a beacon of enthusiasm and energy. In recent years, Alice helped organize and lead a grassroots movement of Women for Trump. We will miss her dearly.