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Byrd, Robert C

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Personal name headingByrd, Robert C.
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Variant(s)Sale, Cornelius Calvin
Birth date19171120
Death date20100628
Place of birthNorth Wilkesboro, N.C.
Place of deathFalls Church, Va.
AffiliationWest Virginia. Legislature. House of Delegates
West Virginia. Legislature. Senate
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inU. S. Congress. Senate. Senatorial Delegation to the Republic of Panama. Report of the ... 1978 (a.e.) t.p. (Robert C. Byrd) p. 70 (U.S. Senate Majority Leader)
NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1925-1977 (Byrd, Robert Carlyle, 1918-)
The Senate of the Roman Republic, 1994: CIP t.p. (Robert C. Byrd) data sheet (b. 11-20-17)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed May 26, 2009 (Byrd, Robert Carlyle, a Representative and a Senator from W.V.; b. Nov. 20, 1917)
New York times WWW site, June 28, 2010 (Robert C. Byrd; b. Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr., Nov. 20, 1917, North Wilkesboro, N.C.; after his mother's death the next year, adopted by her sister and brother-in-law and renamed Robert Carlyle Byrd; d. Monday [June 28, 2010], aged 92; used his record tenure as a United States senator to fight for the primacy of the legislative branch of government and to build a modern West Virginia with vast amounts of federal money)
English Wikipedia website, viewed June 27, 2013 (Died: June 28, 2010 (aged 92) Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, August 29, 2013: (Byrd, Robert Carlyle, Senate years of service: 1959-2010; a Representative and a Senator from West Virginia; born in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C., November 20, 1917; attended West Virginia public schools; student at Beckley College, Concord College, Morris Harvey College, and Marshall College, all in West Virginia, and George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.; graduated, American University Law School 1963; received Bachelor's degree in political science from Marshall University 1994; member of the West Virginia house of delegates 1947-1950; member of the West Virginia senate 1951-1952, resigning when elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third, Eighty-fourth, and Eighty-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1959); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1958 for the term commencing January 3, 1959, and served from January 3, 1959, until his death; reelected in 1964, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000, and again in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013; Secretary, Senate Democratic Conference 1967-1971; Democratic whip 1971-1977; Majority Leader 1977-1980, 1987-1988; Minority Leader 1981-1986; President pro tempore (1989-1995, June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003, 2007-June 28, 2010); chair, Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred First through One Hundred Third Congresses; One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003]; One Hundred Tenth Congress); died June 28, 2010; lay in repose in the Senate Chamber July 1, 2010; interment in Columbia Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
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