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Harry F. Byrd, Jr.

AKA Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.

Born: 20-Dec-1914
Birthplace: Winchester, VA
Died: 30-Jul-2013
Location of death: Winchester, VA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Independent [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Virginia, 1965-83

Military service: US Navy


[1] Democrat until 1970, independent after; considered as a Democrat.

Father: Harry F. Byrd
Mother: Anne Douglas Beverage
Brother: Bradshaw Byrd
Brother: Richard Byrd
Sister: Westwood Beverly Byrd
Wife: Gretchen Bigelow Thompson (m. 9-Aug-1941, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Harry F. Byrd III
Son: Thomas Byrd
Daughter: Beverly

    University: Virginia Military Institute
    University: University of Virginia

    US Senator, Virginia (1965-83)
    Virginia State Senate (1948-65)
    Alfalfa Club 1948, President
    American Legion
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    George C. Marshall Foundation Council of Advisors
    John O. Marsh Institute Honorary Member, Advisory Committee
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Rotary International
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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