James W. Byrd

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James W. Byrd
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from the 44th district
Assumed office
January 13, 2009
Preceded by Floyd Esquibel
Personal details
Born (1954-03-14) March 14, 1954 (age 63)
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Political party Democratic
Residence Cheyenne, Wyoming
Profession Computer software engineer
Religion Roman Catholic

James W. "Jim" Byrd (born March 14, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, representing the 44th district since 2009. His mother, Harriet Elizabeth Byrd previously held the same seat from 1980 to 1988, and was the first African-American to serve in the Wyoming State Legislature.[1]


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