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Harry F. Byrd Jr.
Credit: the Office of Harry F. Byrd Jr.
Original Author: Mattox Commercial Photography
Created: Late twentieth or early twenty-first century
Medium: Photographic print
Publisher: Office of Harry F. Byrd Jr.

Harry F. Byrd Jr.

Harry F. Byrd Jr. served seventeen years in the United States Senate, taking over the seat from his father. Though a member of one of Virginia's most powerful political families, Byrd was known as something of a political dissident, leaving the Democratic party—his father's longtime affiliation—to run, in 1970, as an Independent.

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