BYRNE, Bradley, (1955 - )

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BYRNE, Bradley, a Representative from Alabama; born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., February 16, 1955; graduated from University Military School, Mobile, Ala., 1973; B.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1977; J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1980; lawyer, private practice; member of the Alabama state board of education, 1994-2002; member of the Alabama state senate, 2002-2007; chancellor of the Alabama department of postsecondary education, 2007-2009; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for governor of Alabama in 2010; elected as a Republican, by special election, to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Josiah Robins (Jo) Bonner, Jr., and to the succeeding Congress (December 17, 2013-Present).