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    Robert Byrd. Robert Carlyle Byrd (born Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr.; November 20, 1917 – June 28, 2010) was an American politician and musician who served as a United States senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 until his death in 2010. A Democrat, Byrd also served as a U.S. representative for six years, from 1953 until 1959.

  2. May 17, 2022 · Updated on May 17, 2022 Robert Carlyle Byrd of West Virginia served in the United States Congress from 1952 to 2010, making him one of the longest serving U.S. Senators in American history. While in office, he earned the praises of civil rights advocates.

  3. Apr 2, 2014 · Senator Robert Byrd was the longest-serving senator and the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Congress. He filibustered against the 1964 Civil Rights Act and supported...

  4. Jun 28, 2010 · Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving senator in U.S. history and an ardent defender of the chamber's traditions, died Monday. He was 92. Byrd was best known for his ardent defense of the U.S....

  5. Jun 29, 2010 · Robert C. Byrd served 51 years in the United States Senate, longer than anyone else in history, and with his six years in the House of Representatives, he was the longest-serving member of...

  6. Robert C. Byrd (born November 20, 1917, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, U.S.—died June 28, 2010, Falls Church, Virginia) American Democratic politician who served as a representative from West Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives (1953–59) and as a U.S. senator from West Virginia (1959–2010).

  7. Jun 28, 2010 · Robert Byrd, who rose from an impoverished childhood to become the longest-serving U.S. Senator in history, died Monday at the age of 92. Byrd, a Democrat, held his seat for more than 50 years ...

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