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Harry Flood Byrd

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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.

Membership

Member Virginia Senate, 1915-1925.

Connections

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:
Westwood Byrd

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Beverley Byrd

Harry Flood Byrd