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Thomas Belden Butler (August 22, 1806 – June 8, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in Wethersfield, Connecticut, Butler attended the common schools. He was graduated from the medical department of Yale University in 1828 and commenced practice in Norwalk, Connecticut. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1832–1846. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced practice in Norwalk. He served in the State senate in 1847 and 1848.

Butler was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1850 to the Thirty-second Congress. He served as judge of the superior court in 1855. He was appointed associate justice of the State supreme court in 1861 and became chief justice of the same court in 1870. He died in Norwalk, Connecticut, June 8, 1873. He was interred in Norwalk Cemetery.



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