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Harry Flood Byrd

Harry Flood Byrd, American senator. Member Virginia Senate, 1915-1925.

Background

  • Byrd, Harry Flood was born on June 10, 1887 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Richard Evelyn and Eleanor Bolling (Flood) Byrd.

  • Education

    • Public schools and Shenandoah Valley Academy, Winchester, Virginia.

    Career

    • Began with Winchester Star at 15, now public Winchester Star and Harrisonburg (Virginia) Daily News Record. Largely interested in apple orchards since 1906. Also peach culture and general farming.

      President Valley Turnpike Company, 1908-1918, Winchester Cold Storage Company Fuel commissioner State of Virginia, 1918.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Virginia Senate, 1915-1925.

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    • Married Anne Douglas Beverley, of Winchester, October 7, 1913. Children: Harry Flood, Westwood, Beverley, Richard Evelyn.
    • father: Richard Evelyn Byrd
    • mother: Eleanor Bolling (Flood) Byrd
    • spouse: Anne Douglas Beverley
    • children: Harry Flood Byrd
    • Westwood Byrd
    • Beverley Byrd
    • Richard Evelyn Byrd
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    Died October, 1966
    (aged 79)
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