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Emmet Byrne

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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.

Emmet Byrne
Emmet Byrne.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1959
Preceded byJames C. Murray
Succeeded byWilliam T. Murphy
Personal details
Born(1896-12-06)December 6, 1896
Chicago, Illinois
DiedSeptember 25, 1974(1974-09-25) (aged 77)
Evanston, Illinois
Political partyRepublican


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.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Emmet Byrne (id: B001211)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-01-24
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James C. Murray
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
William T. Murphy