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Joseph Wellington Byrns
Birth: Jul. 20, 1869
Cedar Hill
Robertson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1936
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from St. Joseph's College Philadelphia and engaged in the business as a mortician, (1937-50). He was a county registrar for the Bureau of Vital Statistics (1934-39), chief deputy United States Marshal (1940-43) and United States Marshal for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, (1943-45). In addition he also was the senior disbursing officer of the Pennsylvania State Treasury (1945-50) and a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, (1951-52). In 1953, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving until 1973, when he retired. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 14, 2000
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Joseph Wellington Byrns
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