Adam M. Byrd

Adam Monroe Byrd was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Sumter County, Alabama, Byrd moved to Neshoba County, Mississippi. He attended the common schools and Cooper Institute in Daleville. He was graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1884. He was admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Superintendent of education for Neshoba County 1887-1889. He served as member of the State senate 1889-1896. He served in the State house of representatives in 1896 and 1897, when he resigned. He served as prosecuting attorney for the tenth judicial district in 1897. He served as judge of the sixth ch ... more on Wikipedia

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