Emmet Byrne

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Emmet Byrne
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Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Illinois's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1957 January 3, 1959
Preceded by James C. Murray
Succeeded by William T. Murphy
Personal details
Born(1896-12-06)December 6, 1896
Chicago, Illinois
DiedSeptember 25, 1974(1974-09-25) (aged 77)
Evanston, Illinois
Political party Republican

Emmet Francis Byrne (December 6, 1896 September 25, 1974) was an American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from the third district of Illinois. He served one term, 1957–59, as a Republican before being defeated in the 1958 election by Democrat William T. Murphy. Byrne voted in favor of the Civil Rights Act of 1957. [1]

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Biography

He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 6, 1896. He was an alumnus of Loyola University Chicago and DePaul University College of Law. He died on September 25, 1974.

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References

  1. "HR 6127. CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957". GovTrack.us.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James C. Murray
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 3rd congressional district

1957–1959
Succeeded by
William T. Murphy