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.; B.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1977; J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1980; lawyer; member, Alabama state board of education, 1994-2002; member, Alabama state senate, 2002-2007; chancellor, Alabama department of postsecondary education, 2007-2009; unsuccessful candidate for Republican 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., (December 17, 2013-Present).