Richard Evelyn Byrd
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Early twentieth century
Medium: Photographic print

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Richard Evelyn Byrd, Frederick County's commonwealth's attorney and Speaker of the House of Delegates, poses with a cigar in this photographic portrait. Two of Byrd's sons earned national renown: Harry F. Byrd, who served as the governor of Virginia and as a U.S. senator, and Admiral Richard E. Byrd, who became a famed polar explorer.

Citation: Harry F. Byrd Jr., Photographs, circa 1906–1968, 2005, Accession #10320-l, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.