Robert Byrne (politician)
|8th North Dakota Secretary of State|
January 1, 1925 – December 31, 1934
|Preceded by||Thomas Hall|
|Succeeded by||James D. Gronna|
|Born||August 1, 1886|
|Died||December 31, 1967
Bismarck, North Dakota
Robert Byrne (February 4, 1886 – December 31, 1967) was a North Dakota Republican Party politician who served as the Secretary of State of North Dakota from 1925 to 1934. Byrne served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1917 to 1920, and in the North Dakota Senate from 1921 to 1924. He first won election to the Secretary of State position in 1924, and served until he was defeated by James D. Gronna in the 1934 Republican Primary.
In 1930, when the Capitol building was on fire, Byrne was able to save an original copy of the state Constitution from fire, suffering cuts and burns in the process.
- North Dakota Secretary of State | About the Secretary of State
- North Dakota Blue Book, 2005
|Secretary of State of North Dakota
James D. Gronna
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