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  Byron, Katharine Edgar
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameKatharine Edgar Byron
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Williamsport, Maryland , United States
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Born October 25, 1903
DiedDecember 28, 1976 (73 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Aug 28, 2015 03:12am
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Info(wife of William Devereux Byron, mother of Goodloe Edgar Byron, and granddaughter of Louis Emory McComas), a Representative from Maryland; born in Detroit, Mich., October 25, 1903; attended the public schools, Westover School, Middlebury, Conn., and Holton Arms School, Washington, D.C.; moved to Williamsport, Md., in 1922; chairman of Red Cross flood disaster committee of Williamsport in 1936; town commissioner of Williamsport 1938-1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress, by special election, May 27, 1941, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, William D. Byron, and served from May 27, 1941, to January 3, 1943; was not a candidate for reelection in 1942 to the Seventy-eighth Congress; retired and resided in Washington, D.C., where she died.


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Husband William D. Byron 00, 1922-Feb 27, 1941
Son Goodloe Edgar Byron 1929-1978
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  05/27/1941 MD District 6 Special Election Won 51.11% (+2.22%)
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