06/22/1906 - 09/03/1980

BYRNE, James Aloysius, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, June 22, 1906 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School; attended, St. Joseph’s College; member, Democratic County Executive Committee; county registrar, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Philadelphia County (1934-1939); funeral director (1937-1950); chief deputy, United States Marshall (1940-1943); United States Marshall, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1943-1945); chief disbursing officer, Pennsylvania State Treasury, Philadelphia County (1945-1950); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1951 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1953 term; elected, United States Congress (1953-1973); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to Congress (1972); died, September 3, 1980 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Biography

After 1 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, James A. Byrne went on to serve in congress

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