Brendan Byrne

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Brendan Byrne
Byrne in 2011
47th Governor of New Jersey
In office
January 15, 1974 – January 19, 1982
Preceded byWilliam Cahill
Succeeded byThomas Kean
Personal details
Born(1924-04-01)April 1, 1924
West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedJanuary 4, 2018(2018-01-04) (aged 93)
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Ruthi Zinn (1994–2018)
Jean Featherly (1953–1993)
Alma materPrinceton University
Harvard University

Brendan Thomas Byrne (April 1, 1924 – January 4, 2018) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Byrne served as the 47th Governor of New Jersey from January 15, 1974 to January 19, 1982. Byrne was born and raised in West Orange, New Jersey.

Byrne died on January 4, 2018 in Livingston, New Jersey of a lung infection at the age of 93.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Dies at 93". New January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2018.

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