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James Francis Byrnes
Birth: May 2, 1879
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1972
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

US Congressman, Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Supreme Court Associate Justice, South Carolina Governor. He was admitted to the bar in 1903, commenced law practice in Aiken, South Carolina, was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses, serving 1911 to 1925. In 1930, he was elected as a Democrat to the US Senate and served until his resignation in 1941, having been appointed US Justice Supreme Court Associate, serving until 1942. In 1945, he was appointed Secretary of State in President Harry Truman's cabinet and he served until 1947. After his term, he resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C. and was elected Governor of South Carolina, serving 1951 to 1955. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Maude Busch Byrnes (1882 - 1976)*
 
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Burial:
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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