Samuel Byrns

Samuel Byrns

Birth
Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Jul 1914 (aged 66)
De Soto, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Hillsboro, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7279746 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Raised on a farm, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1872 and commenced to practice law in Hillsboro, Missouri. He was collector of revenue for Jefferson County in 1872, a member of the Missouri State House of Representatives, (1876-77), served in the Missouri State Senate in 1878 and a member of the Democratic State central committee, (1886-88). In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress, serving until 1893. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 66.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7279746
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Byrns (4 Mar 1848–9 Jul 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7279746, citing Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .