Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr.

Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr. (son of the preceding), a Representative from Tennessee; born in Nashville, Tenn., August 15, 1903; attended the public schools; was graduated from Emerson Institute at Washington, D.C., in 1922 and from the law department of Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn., in 1928; was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced practice in Nashville, Tenn.; member of the Air Corps Reserve 1930-1938, with the rank of captain; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; served in the United States Army from June 23, 1942, to August 17, 1945, with two and one-half years overseas in the European Theater of Operations; is a resident of Nashville, Tenn.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.931 Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LGSHT4LUQD9SV1.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.931, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LGSHT4LUQD9SV1.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Jr.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.931. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4LGSHT4LUQD9SV1.