Byrd, Robert C.
Byrd, Robert C.
- Sale, Cornelius Calvin
- North Wilkesboro, N.C.
- Falls Church, Va.
- Organization: (naf) West Virginia. Legislature. House of Delegates
- Affiliation Start: 1947
- Affiliation End: 1950
- Organization: (naf) West Virginia. Legislature. Senate
- Affiliation Start: 1951
- Affiliation End: 1952
- Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
- Affiliation Start: 19530103
- Affiliation End: 19590103
- Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
- Affiliation Start: 19590103
- Affiliation End: 20100628
- Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
- (lcsh) Legislators
- found: U. 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)
- found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Scott, H. Papers, 1925-1977 (Byrd, Robert Carlyle, 1918-)
- found: The Senate of the Roman Republic, 1994: CIP t.p. (Robert C. Byrd) data sheet (b. 11-20-17)
- found: 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)
- found: 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)
- found: English Wikipedia website, viewed June 27, 2013 (Died: June 28, 2010 (aged 92) Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.)
- found: 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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- 2013-09-05: revised