- Richard Evelyn,1888–1957, rear admiral in U.S. Navy: polar explorer.
- Robert C(arlyle),1917–2010, U.S. politician: senator from West Virginia 1959–2010.
- William,c1540–1623, English composer and organist.
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Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game
January 2, 2015
Byrd was a 49-year-old black man walking home from a party when three white men in a Ford pickup offered him a ride.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs
November 17, 2014
Rivkin and Foley also point to Raines v. Byrd, a 1977 Supreme Court decision.Why Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama Could Work
July 10, 2014
But unlike the cases of Biden and Byrd, Democrats, and many in the media, would not rest until Lott was out of the leadership.Joe Biden’s “Chains” Comment and the Racial Double Standard
August 15, 2012
While so many southern Democrats changed parties because of race, Byrd changed his position on race.Remembering Robert Byrd
June 28, 2010
In an odd voice Barry offered, "You think it your duty—because Byrd is so rich——?"The Innocent Adventuress
Mary Hastings Bradley
Why, yes, Byrd, naturally it was meant to treat you all alike.
"It's Byrd, sir," announced Mr. Brooke in a low, shocked voice.
"Byrd, I think you ought to take a law course," said the principal.
Of this oligarchy of politician-planters, Colonel Byrd was indeed the most notable.Beginnings of the American People
Carl Lotus Becker
- Richard Evelyn . 1888–1957, US rear admiral, aviator, and polar explorer
- William . 1543–1623, English composer and organist, noted for his madrigals, masses, and music for virginals