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Amanda Austin Byrne

Amanda Austin Byrne, American socialite.


  • Byrne, Amanda Austin was born on April 28, 1866 in Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Doctor Samuel Hunter and Mary Copeland (MacPherson) Austin.

  • Education

    • Student Lewisburg Female Institute (now Greenbrier College for Women), 1875-1884.


    • B. Mesmer), William Eston Randolph. Long active in United Daughters of the Confederacy, president Charleston chapter, 1924-1927 and since 1942, president West Virginia div., 1917-1922, correspondent secretary general, 1919-1921, recording secretary general, 1922-1923, 1st vice president general, 1925-1927, president general, 1931-1933. President Charleston the Young Women's Christian Association, 1926-1931.

      Registrar National Society Colonial Dames Resident in West Virginia, 1904-1936, president, 1936-1942, elected honorary president in 1942. President Woman’s Auxiliary Synod of West Virginia Presbyterian Church United States, 1934-1936.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Clubs: Charleston Women’s (president 1931-1932), Charleston Women’s Democratic, Women’s Kanawha Literary.


    • Married William Eston Randolph Byrne, June 12, 1889. Children: George Austin, Marie Louise (Mistress.
    • father: Doctor Samuel Hunter Austin
    • mother: Mary Copeland (MacPherson) Austin
    • spouse: William Eston Randolph Byrne
    • children: George Austin Byrne
    • Marie Louise (Mrs Byrne
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