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Amanda Austin Byrne

socialite.

Amanda Austin Byrne, American socialite.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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