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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

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the law department of Vanderbilt University, in 1890, was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced the practice of law in Nashville, Tennessee/ He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1895-1901) and a member of the Tennessee State Senate, (1901-03). In 1909, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first Congress and to the next thirteen succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 66. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
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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Joseph Wellington Byrns
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Joseph Wellington Byrns
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During his congressional career: served as chairman of both the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the House Appropriations Committee before becoming Speaker of the House in 1935. source-"Joseph W. Byrns of Tennessee," a Political Biography, ...(Read more)
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