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Democratic Governor Tuck with Democratic Senators Harry F. Byrd and Thomas G. Burch
Original Author: Richmond Times-Dispatch
Created: September 5, 1946
Medium: Photograph
Publisher: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Democratic Governor Tuck with Democratic Senators Harry F. Byrd and Thomas G. Burch

On September 5,1946, Democratic Virginia governor William M. Tuck (center) poses with the two serving Democratic senators from Virginia—Harry F. Byrd (at right) and Thomas G. Burch. Governor Tuck had appointed his friend Burch senator following the death of U.S. senator Carter Glass in May 1946. Burch declined to run in the special election that autumn and only served as an interim senator from May 31 to November 5, 1946.

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