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'''James Byrnes''' was a politician from [[South Carolina]]. During his career he served at every branch of the [[federal government]] - the [[executive branch]] (as [[Secretary of State]]), the [[legislative branch]] (in both houses of [[Congress]]) and the [[judicial branch]] as a [[Supreme Court]] Associate Justice.
 
'''James Byrnes''' was a politician from [[South Carolina]]. During his career he served at every branch of the [[federal government]] - the [[executive branch]] (as [[Secretary of State]]), the [[legislative branch]] (in both houses of [[Congress]]) and the [[judicial branch]] as a [[Supreme Court]] Associate Justice.
  
Brynes was a confidant of [[Franklin Roosevelt]]; he resigned from the Court which Roosevelt appointed him to in order to run for [[governor]] on a states-rights campaign.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.oyez.org/justices/james_f_byrnes|format=HTML|language=English|title=James F. Byrnes|work=Oyez}}</ref>
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Brynes was a confidant of [[Franklin Roosevelt]]; he resigned from the Court which Roosevelt appointed him to in order to run for [[governor]] on a states-rights campaign.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.oyez.org/justices/james_f_byrnes|language=English|title=James F. Byrnes|work=Oyez}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:43, 26 September 2018

James Byrnes
James Francis Byrnes, at his desk, 1943.jpg
Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
From: July 8, 1941 – October 3, 1942
Nominator Franklin Roosevelt
Predecessor James McReynolds
Successor Wiley Blount Rutledge
104th Governor of South Carolina
From: January 16, 1951 – January 18, 1955
Predecessor Strom Thurmond
Successor George Bell Timmerman, Jr.
49th United States Secretary of State
From: July 3, 1945 – January 21, 1947
President Harry Truman
Predecessor Edward Stettinius, Jr.
Successor George Marshall
Former U.S. Senator from South Carolina
From: April 5, 1931 – July 8, 1941
Predecessor Coleman L. Blease
Successor Alva M. Lumpkin
Former U.S. Representative from South Carolina's 2nd District
From: March 4, 1911 – March 4, 1925
Predecessor James O'H. Patterson
Successor Butler Hare
Information
Party Democrat
Later, Republican
Spouse(s) Maude Perkins Busch
Religion Episcopalian

James Byrnes was a politician from South Carolina. During his career he served at every branch of the federal government - the executive branch (as Secretary of State), the legislative branch (in both houses of Congress) and the judicial branch as a Supreme Court Associate Justice.

Brynes was a confidant of Franklin Roosevelt; he resigned from the Court which Roosevelt appointed him to in order to run for governor on a states-rights campaign.[1]

References

  1. James F. Byrnes (English). Oyez.