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Encyclopedia > William D. Byron

William Devereux Byron, II (May 15, 1895February 27, 1941 a democrat, was a U.S. Congressman who represented the 6th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1939 to February 27, 1941. After his death in an airplane crash in Georgia on February 27, 1941 his widow, Katharine Byron, a granddaughter of U.S. Senator Louis E. McComas, was elected in a special election to complete his term of office. May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Democratic Party, founded in 1792, is the second-oldest political party in the world (after the Tories of the United Kingdom). ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Born in Danville, Virginia he moved with his parents to Williamsport, Maryland in 1800 where he attended the public schools, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Following his service in the Aviation Corps during World War I, where he was commissioned a first lieutenant he entered the family leather manufacturing business in 1919. He served in the Maryland State senate from 1930 to 1934 and as mayor of Williamsport from 1926 to -1930 as had his grandfather for whom he was named. Danville is an independent city located in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Williamsport is a town located in Washington County, Maryland. ... The term public school has two contrary meanings: In England, one of a small number of prestigious historic schools open to the public which normally charge fees and are financed by bodies other than the state, commonly as private charitable trusts; here the word public is used much as in... Phillips Exeter Academy (also called Exeter or PEA) is a co-educational independent boarding school located on 471 acres (1. ... Squamscott River Falls in 1907, Exeter, NH Exeter is a town located in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. ... The Pratt Institute is a specialized, private college in New York City with campuses in Manhattan and Brooklyn. ... For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machine guns, and poison gas World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations and... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Modern leather-working tools Leather is a material created through the tanning of hides, pelts and skins of animals, primarily cows. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... External links Business Articles Categories: Business | Academic disciplines | School subjects ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


He was interred in Riverview Cemetery, Williamsport, Maryland.


His son Goodloe Byron was also a representative from the Maryland 6th congressional district. Goodloe Edgar Byron (June 22, 1929—October 11, 1978), a democrat, was a U.S. Congressman who represented the 6th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1971 until his death on October 11, 1978. ...

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