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April 15, 2009
On April 13, 2009, MOSSMAN; beloved husband of the late Eva Barbara Villanueva; devoted father of Richard, Jeffrey, Pamela and Linda Villanueva, Daniel and Robert Byrd; grandfather of seven, great-grandfather of seven; also survived by one brother and two sisters. Friends may call at Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Monday at 12 P.M. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
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June 30, 2010
I was shocked by your report of Sen. Barbara Mikulski's effusive praise for the late senator and one-time Klansman Robert Byrd. It demonstrated her detachment from a vast segment of Marylanders and her supreme confidence in easy re-election. Senator Mikulski represents Maryland, the native soil of Frederick Douglass and Thurgood Marshall; the home of America's most venerable and venerated African-American newspaper; the cradle of a civil rights movement that got its sea legs in Baltimore and changed our nation.
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NEWS
October 15, 1991
Forty-one GOP senators support Clarence Thomas' confirmation for the Supreme Court. Only two, Sens. James Jeffords of Vermont and Bob Packwood of Oregon, have said they will not support him.These Democrats support Thomas: Sens. Sam Nunn and Wyche Fowler of Georgia, J. Bennett Johnston and John Breaux of Louisiana, Harry Reid and Richard Bryan of Nevada; Ernest F. Hollings of South Carolina, Dennis DeConcini of Arizona, Alan J. Dixon of Illinois, David Boren of Oklahoma, Richard Shelby of Alabama and J. James Exon of Nebraska.
NEWS
April 15, 2009
On April 13, 2009, MOSSMAN; beloved husband of the late Eva Barbara Villanueva; devoted father of Richard, Jeffrey, Pamela and Linda Villanueva, Daniel and Robert Byrd; grandfather of seven, great-grandfather of seven; also survived by one brother and two sisters. Friends may call at Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Monday at 12 P.M. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
NEWS
November 1, 1990
Deacon James Willie Byrd, a retired supermarket department manager who had also worked as a barber and a welder, died Friday at Bon Secours Hospital after a heart attack. He was 75 and lived on North Bentalou Street.Services for Mr. Byrd were being held tonight at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St.He had retired this year as a seafood department manager in a Super Pride store and had earlier held the same position in a Pantry Pride store.A native of Winnsboro, S.C., Mr. Byrd became a member of Blackjack Baptist Church there as a child and was a graduate of a South Carolina high school.
NEWS
November 1, 1990
Services for Deacon James Willie Byrd, a retired supermarket department manager who had also worked as a barber and a welder, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St.Mr. Byrd, who was 75 and lived on North Bentalou Street, died Friday at Bon Secours Hospital after a heart attack.He had retired this year as a seafood department manager in a Super Pride store and had earlier held the same position in a Pantry Pride store.Shortly before World War II, he worked as a welder at the Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard.
NEWS
By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | February 25, 1996
Dante A. Swain and Carlos M. Byrd -- two of eight Job Corps students killed Feb. 16 in the fiery train crash in Silver Spring -- were remembered yesterday for their youthful exuberance and their once-promising futures.Hundreds of mourners said goodbye in separate West Baltimore churches a short distance apart. Many attended both services, including Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, who praised the young men, both 18, for working toward better lives.Mr. Swain had completed carpentry training and had received a long-sought General Educational Development high school equivalency diploma in the Job Corps program.
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By THEO LIPPMAN JR | August 16, 1993
WATCHING SEN. Daniel P. Moynihan on center stage during the conference committee deliberations on the deficit reduction bill, listening to Sen. Edward Kennedy announce the compromise he worked out to save the National Service bill, noting Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell time and again describing where he was leading reminds me just how dramatically the Senate has changed since they all first came to Washington 30 years ago.In the early 1960s, Senator...
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By Jules Witcover | October 11, 2002
WASHINGTON -- Like the little Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dike to try to save his country's lowlands from floods, Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia used the Constitution in a futile effort yesterday to block the tidal wave of support for President Bush's war resolution on Iraq. Pulling his weathered copy from his jacket and waving it as he has often done over his 44 years in Congress, the Senate president pro tem offered an amendment reiterating Congress' explicit power under Article I, Section 8 "to declare war. " In so doing, Mr. Byrd mocked "the White House lawyers" who have contended that the Constitution also gives Mr. Bush the power to initiate military force on his own. They cite the Article II, Section 2 stipulation that the president "shall be commander in chief of the Army and Navy of the United States."
NEWS
By James Warren | December 29, 1998
WASHINGTON -- When Gerald Ford was quickly mulling how to be sworn in as president to replace a disgraced Richard Nixon, he dismissed Nixon's suggestion of doing it in the Oval Office.Mr. Ford opted, instead, for the East Room of the White House. For starters, it allowed him to have many more people there and, as important, drew a distinction between the old regime and the new one.It was, as a Ford friend put it last week, "the theater of politics."As one considers how the country will conclude President Clinton's impeachment mess, it might be worth considering theater, in particular images and timing.
NEWS
By Jules Witcover | October 11, 2002
WASHINGTON -- Like the little Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dike to try to save his country's lowlands from floods, Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia used the Constitution in a futile effort yesterday to block the tidal wave of support for President Bush's war resolution on Iraq. Pulling his weathered copy from his jacket and waving it as he has often done over his 44 years in Congress, the Senate president pro tem offered an amendment reiterating Congress' explicit power under Article I, Section 8 "to declare war. " In so doing, Mr. Byrd mocked "the White House lawyers" who have contended that the Constitution also gives Mr. Bush the power to initiate military force on his own. They cite the Article II, Section 2 stipulation that the president "shall be commander in chief of the Army and Navy of the United States."
NEWS
By James Warren | December 29, 1998
WASHINGTON -- When Gerald Ford was quickly mulling how to be sworn in as president to replace a disgraced Richard Nixon, he dismissed Nixon's suggestion of doing it in the Oval Office.Mr. Ford opted, instead, for the East Room of the White House. For starters, it allowed him to have many more people there and, as important, drew a distinction between the old regime and the new one.It was, as a Ford friend put it last week, "the theater of politics."As one considers how the country will conclude President Clinton's impeachment mess, it might be worth considering theater, in particular images and timing.
NEWS
By Suzanne Loudermilk and Suzanne Loudermilk,SUN STAFF | February 25, 1996
Dante A. Swain and Carlos M. Byrd -- two of eight Job Corps students killed Feb. 16 in the fiery train crash in Silver Spring -- were remembered yesterday for their youthful exuberance and their once-promising futures.Hundreds of mourners said goodbye in separate West Baltimore churches a short distance apart. Many attended both services, including Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, who praised the young men, both 18, for working toward better lives.Mr. Swain had completed carpentry training and had received a long-sought General Educational Development high school equivalency diploma in the Job Corps program.
NEWS
By THEO LIPPMAN JR | August 16, 1993
WATCHING SEN. Daniel P. Moynihan on center stage during the conference committee deliberations on the deficit reduction bill, listening to Sen. Edward Kennedy announce the compromise he worked out to save the National Service bill, noting Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell time and again describing where he was leading reminds me just how dramatically the Senate has changed since they all first came to Washington 30 years ago.In the early 1960s, Senator...
NEWS
October 15, 1991
Forty-one GOP senators support Clarence Thomas' confirmation for the Supreme Court. Only two, Sens. James Jeffords of Vermont and Bob Packwood of Oregon, have said they will not support him.These Democrats support Thomas: Sens. Sam Nunn and Wyche Fowler of Georgia, J. Bennett Johnston and John Breaux of Louisiana, Harry Reid and Richard Bryan of Nevada; Ernest F. Hollings of South Carolina, Dennis DeConcini of Arizona, Alan J. Dixon of Illinois, David Boren of Oklahoma, Richard Shelby of Alabama and J. James Exon of Nebraska.
NEWS
November 1, 1990
Deacon James Willie Byrd, a retired supermarket department manager who had also worked as a barber and a welder, died Friday at Bon Secours Hospital after a heart attack. He was 75 and lived on North Bentalou Street.Services for Mr. Byrd were being held tonight at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St.He had retired this year as a seafood department manager in a Super Pride store and had earlier held the same position in a Pantry Pride store.A native of Winnsboro, S.C., Mr. Byrd became a member of Blackjack Baptist Church there as a child and was a graduate of a South Carolina high school.
NEWS
June 30, 2010
I was shocked by your report of Sen. Barbara Mikulski's effusive praise for the late senator and one-time Klansman Robert Byrd. It demonstrated her detachment from a vast segment of Marylanders and her supreme confidence in easy re-election. Senator Mikulski represents Maryland, the native soil of Frederick Douglass and Thurgood Marshall; the home of America's most venerable and venerated African-American newspaper; the cradle of a civil rights movement that got its sea legs in Baltimore and changed our nation.
NEWS
July 11, 2008
On July 2, 2008, BERNARD ROBERT BYRD, JR., age 82, departed this life following a long illness. Son of Bernard and Willie (Moore) Byrd. Survivors include one son, Gregory Byrd; one daughter, Francesca Reed; five grandchildren and one brother, Albert Byrd. In accordance with his wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.
NEWS
November 1, 1990
Services for Deacon James Willie Byrd, a retired supermarket department manager who had also worked as a barber and a welder, will be held at 7 p.m. today at the New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St.Mr. Byrd, who was 75 and lived on North Bentalou Street, died Friday at Bon Secours Hospital after a heart attack.He had retired this year as a seafood department manager in a Super Pride store and had earlier held the same position in a Pantry Pride store.Shortly before World War II, he worked as a welder at the Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard.
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