- James Francis,1879–1972, U.S. statesman and jurist: secretary of state 1945–47.
- Joseph Wellington,1869–1936, U.S. lawyer: Speaker of the House 1935–36.
Examples from the Web for byrnes
Historical Examples of byrnes
Byrnes barricaded his house and sent to MacNaghten for help.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
The Byrnes are coming in a minute—and he's bringing the Choir.
But the evening at the Byrnes' house did nothing to clear things up.
Henry Stimpson duly waited on the Byrnes and explained the position.
William Ross was called to the stand as to the character of Byrnes, but Mr. Byrnes being absent, was withdrawn.