Wendell Byrd

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Wendell Byrd
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 3rd district
Assumed office
January 1, 2015
Preceded by John Olumba
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Children Phillip
Residence Detroit, Michigan
Alma mater Detroit College of Business.
Occupation Politician
Profession Accountant
Committees Energy, Commerce and Trade, Tax Policy
Website Official website

Wendell Byrd is a Democratic politician from Michigan currently representing the 3rd District in the Michigan House of Representatives after being elected in November 2014.[1][2]

Before serving in the Legislature, Rep. Byrd worked as an accountant and tax auditor for the state of Michigan, as well as deputy comptroller for the city of Ecorse. He retired from the state after 28 years and in 2013, was elected to the recently formed Detroit Police Commission. Rep. Byrd has a bachelor's degree in accounting development from the Detroit College of Business. He is also a small-business owner.[1]

Byrd currently sits on the House Commerce and Trade, Energy and Tax Policy Committees.

He was previously a candidate for the Michigan House in 1998, 2000, 2004, and 2006.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Rep. Wendell Byrds' Biography". Michigan House Democrats. Retrieved 2015-01-07.
  2. ^ "2014 Live Michigan election results: State House Districts 1-110". MLive. November 4, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  3. ^ "Wendell Byrd's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2015-01-07.

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