BYRNE, William Thomas, (1876 - 1952)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BYRNE, William Thomas, a Representative from New York; born in the town of Florida, Montgomery County, N.Y., March 6, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from Albany (N.Y.) Law School (branch of Union College) in 1904; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Albany, N.Y.; member of the State senate 1923-1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1937, until his death in Troy, N.Y., January 27, 1952; interment in St. John’s Cemetery, West Albany, Town of Colonie, N.Y.