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  Byron, Goodloe Edgar
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameGoodloe Edgar Byron
Address306 Grove Blvd.
Frederick, Maryland , United States
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Born June 22, 1929
DiedOctober 11, 1978 (49 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Jun 01, 2020 08:12pm
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Info(husband of Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, son of Katharine Edgar Byron and William Devereux Byron, and great grandson of Louis Emery McComas), a Representative from Maryland; born in Williamsport, Washington County, Md., June 22, 1929; attended the Williamsport public schools and St. Albans School of Washington, D.C.; B.A., University of Virginia at Charlottesville, 1951; J.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1953; commissioned first lieutenant, United States Army, with judge advocate general�s office, 1954, serving as legal officer with Third Armored Division in Germany; discharged with rank of captain, 1957; subsequently joined Maryland National Guard, serving as aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. William Purnell, commander, Twenty-ninth Infantry Division; admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1953 and commenced practice in Frederick, 1958; Frederick County attorney, 1959-1961; chairman, Maryland State Planning and Zoning Law Study commission, 1966-1970; member, Maryland house of delegates, 1963-1967; member, Maryland senate, 1967-1971; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the three succeeding Congresses; served from January 3, 1971, until his death October 11, 1978, in Hagerstown, Md.; was a successful candidate for renomination to the Ninety-sixth Congress; interment in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.


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FAMILY
Wife Beverly B. Byron 00, 1952-Oct 11, 1978
Son Goodloe E. Byron, Jr. 0000-
Father William D. Byron 1895-1941
Mother Katharine Edgar Byron 1903-1976

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  09/12/1978 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 61.63% (+23.26%)
  11/02/1976 MD District 6 Won 70.84% (+41.67%)
  05/11/1976 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 55.43% (+10.85%)
  11/05/1974 MD District 6 Won 73.71% (+47.42%)
  09/10/1974 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 75.16% (+50.32%)
  11/07/1972 MD District 6 Won 64.81% (+29.61%)
  05/16/1972 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 65.30% (+53.48%)
  11/03/1970 MD District 6 Won 50.81% (+3.22%)
  09/15/1970 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 80.45% (+64.25%)
  11/05/1968 MD District 6 Lost 47.00% (-6.00%)
  09/10/1968 MD District 6 - D Primary Won 75.03% (+50.05%)
  11/08/1966 MD State Senate 02 Won 27.59% (+1.70%)
  11/06/1962 MD State House - Frederick County Won 10.17% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MD Governor - Special Election - Jan 07, 1969 D William S. James