Susan Butcher

Susan Butcher bio

Birth Name: Susan Butcher

Occupation: Dog Musher

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: December 26, 1954

Date Of Death: April 5, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Susan Butcher was born on the 26th of December, 1954. She was famous for being a Dog Musher. Dogsled racer who was only the second woman to win the Iditarod, the 1,150 mile race over Alaska, and the first to do so three times.

Susan Butcher was born in Boston. She studied veterinary medicine Colorado State University before moving to Alaska to pursue her passion for dogsledding. In addition to her Iditarod wins, she was also the first woman to climb to the summit of Mt. McKinley, which she did with a dog team in 1979.

Susan Butcher was a Capricorn and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Susan Butcher was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Susan Butcher is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Susan Butcher’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Susan Butcher’s parents.

Associated with

Newton Marshall

Dog Musher

Martin Buser

Dog Musher

Libby Riddles

Dog Musher

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Susan Butcher kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Susan Butcher was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Susan Butcher
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Susan Butcher was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Susan Butcher was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Susan Butcher had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Susan Butcher’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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