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Robert Byrd

Robert ByrdAKA Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr.

Born: 20-Nov-1917
Birthplace: North Wilkesboro, NC
Died: 28-Jun-2010
Location of death: Fairfax, VA [1]
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator, former Klan member


[1] Inova Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia.

Father: Cornelius Calvin Sale, Sr.
Mother: Ada Mae Kirby (d. 1918, influenza)
Wife: Erma Ora James (b. 12-Jun-1917, m. 29-May-1937, d. 25-Mar-2006, two daughters)
Daughter: Mona Byrd Fatemi
Daughter: Marjorie Byrd Moore

    High School: Mark Twain High School, Stotesbury, WV
    University: Beckley College
    University: Concord College
    University:
Morris Harvey College
    University: BA Political Science, Marshall University
    Law School: JD, American University (1963)

    US Senator, West Virginia (3-Jan-1959 to 28-Jun-2010)
    US Congressman, West Virginia 6th (3-Jan-1953 to 3-Jan-1959)
    West Virginia State Senate 9th (1951-52)
    West Virginia State House of Delegates (1947-50)
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Farm Bureau
    Freemasonry Mountain Lodge #156
    Knights of Pythias
    Ku Klux Klan Kleagle of Raleigh County, WV (1942-43)
    Lions Club
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Oddfellows
    Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Honorary
    Freedom from Fear Medal 2003
    Traveled to the USSR 1979
    Hernia Operation Bethesda Naval Hospital (Aug-1983)
    Funeral: Robert Byrd (2010)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Body of War (11-Sep-2007) · Himself
    Gods and Generals (10-Feb-2003)

Official Website:
http://byrd.senate.gov/


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