About Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd
Robert Carlyle Byrd was a United States Senator from West Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Byrd served as a U.S. Representative from 1953 until 1959 and as a U.S. Senator from 1959 until his death from unspecified complications following hospitalization for heat exhaustion in Falls Church, Virginia in 2010. He was the longest-serving... Wikipedia
November 20, 1917, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
June 28, 2010, Falls Church, Virginia, United States

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Robert Byrd Quotes

I do question the motives of a deskbound president who assumes the garb of a warrior for the purposes of a speech.
On the Senate floor, criticizing President Bush for declaring mission accomplished in a speech from the deck of the aircraft carrier. As quoted in The Washington Post on May 7, 2003.