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 Emmet Francis Byrne

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Emmet Francis Byrne

  • Birth 6 Dec 1896 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Sep 1974 Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 41039442

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1919 and commenced the practice of law in Chicago, Illinois. From 1921 to 1923, he was assistant State Attorney of Cook County and was officer for Illinois Commerce Commission in 1947, 1948, 1955 and 1956. In 1957, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress serving until 1959. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed legal practice and was appointed to the Chicago Regional Export Expansion Council in 1970, serving until his death.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 23 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41039442
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emmet Francis Byrne (6 Dec 1896–25 Sep 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41039442, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .