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BYRNS (Soundex B652) — See also BARNS, BERNS, BOURNS, BURNS, BYRN, BYRNE, BYRNES, BYRNSIDE, BYRONS, OBYRNE.

  Byrns, Charles J. (b. 1861) — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Altona, Clinton County, N.Y., January 6, 1861. Republican. Lumber business; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County 2nd District, 1901-08. Catholic. Member, Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Royal Arcanum; Maccabees; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  Byrns, Chester J. — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1962; circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1967-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Byrns, Elinor — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Socialist. Lawyer; suffragette; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1918, 1926; candidate for New York state assembly from Richmond County 2nd District, 1927. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ainsworth Harrison Byrns and Eliza (Grover) Byrns.
  Byrns, Jo See Joseph Wellington Byrns
  Byrns, Joseph Wellington (1869-1936) — also known as Joseph W. Byrns; Jo Byrns — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born near Cedar Hill, Robertson County, Tenn., July 20, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1895-1901; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1899-1901; member of Tennessee state senate, 1901; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1904; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1909-36 (6th District 1909-33, 5th District 1933-36); died in office 1936; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1935-36; died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen. Died in Washington, D.C., June 4, 1936 (age 66 years, 320 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Byrns and Mary E. (Jackson) Byrns; married, August 23, 1898, to Julia Woodard; father of Joseph Wellington Byrns, Jr. (1903-1973).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Joseph W. Byrns: Ann B. Irish, Joseph W. Byrns of Tennessee : A Political Biography
  Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr. (1903-1973) — also known as Joseph W. Byrns, Jr. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., August 15, 1903. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1939-41. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Exchange Club; Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., March 8, 1973 (age 69 years, 205 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wellington Byrns (1869-1936).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Byrns, Kenneth A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Port Elizabeth, as of 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Byrns, Samuel (1848-1914) — of Jefferson County, Mo. Born in Jefferson County, Mo., March 4, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jefferson County, 1877-78; member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1879-82; member of Missouri Democratic State Central Committee, 1886-88; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1891-93. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo., July 9, 1914 (age 66 years, 127 days). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Byrns and Margaret (Bowles) Byrns.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


BYRNSIDE (Soundex B652) — See also BURNSIDE, BYRN, BYRNE, BYRNES, BYRNS, CONSIDER, CONSIDINE, FEARNSIDE, FURNSIDE, IRONSIDE, OBYRNE, WERNSING.

  Byrnside, George — of Madison, Boone County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Boone County Republican Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


BYROADE (Soundex B630) — See also BARRAUD, BERAUD, BYROM, BYRON, BYRONS, LOADER, OADE, RHOADES.

  Byroade, Henry Alfred (1913-1993) — also known as Henry A. Byroade — of Woodburn, Allen County, Ind. Born in Maumee Township, Allen County, Ind., July 24, 1913. General in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, 1955-56; South Africa, 1956-59; Afghanistan, 1959-62; Burma, 1963-68; Philippines, 1969-73; Pakistan, 1973-77. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, several months after cancer surgery, of cardiopulmonary arrest, at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 31, 1993 (age 80 years, 160 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


BYROM (Soundex B650) — See also BIRUM, BROM, BYRAM, BYROADE, BYRON, BYRONS, BYRUM.

  Byrom, Isham P. — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Byrom, John Smith Davenport (1798-1837) — also known as John S. D. Byrom — Born September 14, 1798. Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Columbia, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Brazoria, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Died July 10, 1837 (age 38 years, 299 days). Interment at Old Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Tex.


BYRON (Soundex B650) — See also BARON, BIRON, BORON, BRON, BRYON, BURON, BYNON, BYRAN, BYRN, BYROADE, BYROM, BYRONS, JAYRON, MYRON, NORBY, OBRYN, ROBYN, STYRON, TYRON, TYRONE.

  BYRON: See also Arthur L. Byron-Curtiss — William Preston Lane, Jr.
  Byron, Alexander — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Byron, Alexander — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Byron, Beverly Barton Butcher (b. 1932) — also known as Beverly B. Byron; Beverly Barton Butcher — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 27, 1932. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1979-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harry C. Butcher and Ruth Butcher; married, December 20, 1952, to Goodloe Edgar Byron (son of William Devereux Byron (1895-1941) and Katharine Edgar Byron).
  Political family: Byron family of Williamsport, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Byron, Burton See J. Burton Byron
  Byron, E. Franklyn — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, Franklyn See E. Franklyn Byron
  Byron, Goodloe, Jr. — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Byron, Goodloe Edgar (1929-1978) — also known as Goodloe E. Byron — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born in Williamsport, Washington County, Md., June 22, 1929. Democrat. Lawyer; Frederick County Attorney, 1959-62; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-66; member of Maryland state senate District 2, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1971-78; defeated, 1968; died in office 1978. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Optimist Club; Ruritan; Kappa Alpha Order. Died near Williamsport, Washington County, Md., October 11, 1978 (age 49 years, 111 days). Interment at Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Devereux Byron and Katharine Edgar Byron; married, December 20, 1952, to Beverly Barton Butcher (1932-); great-grandson of Louis Emory McComas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Byron, J. B. — of Deming, Grant County (now Luna County), N.M. Postmaster at Deming, N.M., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, J. Burton — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, J. P. — of Bristol, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1917-18, 1933-38 (37th District 1917-18, 34th District 1933-38). Burial location unknown.
  Byron, John L. — of Florida. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 15th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Byron, Katharine Edgar (1903-1976) — also known as Katharine E. Byron; Katharine Edgar — of Williamsport, Washington County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 25, 1903. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1941-43. Female. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1976 (age 73 years, 64 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Williamsport, Md.
  Relatives: Daughter of Gen. Clinton Goodloe Edgar and Mary (McComas) Edgar; married to William Devereux Byron; mother of Goodloe Edgar Byron (1929-1978) (who married Beverly Barton Butcher); granddaughter of Louis Emory McComas.
  Political family: Byron family of Williamsport, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Byron, Kathy J. — of Lynchburg, Va. Republican. Elected Virginia state house of delegates 22nd District 2011. Female. Still living as of 2011.
  Byron, Marcus — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, Michael P. — also known as Mike Byron — of Oceanside, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 49th District, 2002, 2004 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Byron, Mike See Michael P. Byron
  Byron, Paul Gregory (b. 1959) — Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1959. U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, 2014-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Byron, Phil — of Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Byron, Robert D. — of Greene County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Greene County, 1950; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Byron, Thomas M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1970 (103rd District), 1972 (102nd District). Still living as of 1972.
  Byron, Vaughn J. — of Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, W. A. — of Kentucky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Byron, William Devereux (1895-1941) — also known as William D. Byron — of Williamsport, Washington County, Md. Born in Danville, Va., May 15, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Williamsport, Md., 1926-30; member of Maryland state senate, 1930-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1939-41; died in office 1941. Episcopalian. Killed in an airplane crash at Jonesboro, Clayton County, Ga., February 27, 1941 (age 45 years, 288 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Williamsport, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Joseph C. Byron and Jane (Wilson) Byron; married to Katharine Edgar (1903-1976); father of Goodloe Edgar Byron (who married Beverly Barton Butcher).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Byron, William E. — of Waseca, Waseca County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BYRON-CURTISS (Soundex B652)

  Byron-Curtiss, Arthur L. — of Willard, Seneca County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1906 (27th District), 1908 (27th District), 1910 (27th District), 1912 (33rd District); candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920; candidate for New York state senate 35th District, 1936; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1938. Burial location unknown.


BYRONS (Soundex B652) — See also BEHRENS, BERANS, BERENS, BERHRENS, BRYSON, BURHANS, BYRNS, BYROADE, BYROM, BYRON, JAYRON, MYRON, STYRON, TYRON, TYRONE.

  Byrons, E. H. — of New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Fairfield, 1908. Burial location unknown.


BYRUM (Soundex B650) — See also BIRUM, BORUM, BRUM, BURUM, BYNUM, BYORUM, BYRAM, BYROM, CYRUS, HYRUM, SYRUS, TYRUS, YRUN.

  BYRUM: See also Emily Byrum Anderson — Byrum P. Goad — James Byrum Lawson
  Byrum, Albert H. — of Bloomington, Franklin County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Byrum, Brady — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state board of education 12th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Byrum, Charles E. — of Onida, Sully County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 50th District, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Byrum, Dianne (b. 1954) — of Onondaga, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., March 18, 1954. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1991-94 (58th District 1991-92, 68th District 1993-94); member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1995-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 2000. Female. Member, Kiwanis. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Married to James Byrum (brother of William D. Byrum (1943-)).
  Byrum, Garland M. — of Claremont, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Byrum, Paul R. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Byrum, Warren D. (b. 1887) — of Leslie, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Onondaga Township, Ingham County, Mich., October 19, 1887. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1919-24. Burial location unknown.
  Byrum, William D. (b. 1943) — of Michigan. Born in 1943. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Relatives: Brother of James Byrum (who married Dianne Byrum (1954-)).


BYSIEWICZ (Soundex B220) — See also BARTOSIEWICZ, BESWICK, DAKSIEWICZ, KLIMASIEWSKY, MIEDUSIEWSKI, MISIEWICZ, SIEWERT, SIEWIERSKI.

  Bysiewicz, Susan — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1992-98; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1999-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2004, 2008. Female. Polish and Greek ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Married to David Donaldson.


BYSTROM (Soundex B236) — See also BOSTROM, LYSTRA, MYSTROM, NYSTROM, RYSTROM, STROM.

  Bystrom, John Warren — also known as John Bystrom — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BYTHEL (Soundex B340) — See also BETHEL, BLYTHE, BYTHEWOOD, BYTNER.

  BYTHEL: See also Bythel Bell


BYTHEWOOD (Soundex B330) — See also BYTHEL, BYTNER, CARTHEW, DAMEWOOD, DARNEWOOD, DEWOODY, GATEWOOD, HAREWOOD, HATHEWAY, HAZLEWOOD, INGLEWOOD, LITTLEWOOD, MATHEW, MATHEWS, MATHEWSON, MATTHEW, MATTHEWS, MATTHEWSON, THEW, THISTLEWOOD, TRETHEWAY, TRETHEWEY.

  Bythewood, B. R. — of Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.


BYTNER (Soundex B356) — See also BITNER, BRYENT, BUTNER, BYTHEL, BYTHEWOOD.

  Bytner, Vincent D. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Citizens candidate for mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail


BYUS (Soundex B200) — See also BAUS, BIUS, BUSSY, BUYS, BYAS, BYASSEE.

  BYUS: See also Bennett Randolph Bias


BYVANCK (Soundex B152) — See also ABYVON, DAYVAULT, LEYVA.

  BYVANCK: See also David Provost


BYWATER (Soundex B360)

  Bywater, David — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Bywater, John A. — U.S. Vice Consul in SAINT John, as of 1938; Barranquilla, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bywater, Ulysses J. — U.S. Deputy Consul General in Munich, as of 1905; U.S. Vice Consul in Rome, as of 1916. Burial location unknown.


BYXBEE (Soundex B210) — See also BYBEE, SAXBE, SIXBEY.

  Byxbee, Frederick L. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Byxbee, John C. — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1882; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1884; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1888. Burial location unknown.


BZUROFF (Soundex B261) — See also ABZUG, KABZINSKI, KOBZA, THUROFF, TUROFF.

  BZUROFF: See also Meyer C. Ellenstein


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