Brendan Thomas Byrne (April 1, 1924 – January 4, 2018) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Byrne served as the 47th Governor of New Jersey from January 15, 1974 to January 19, 1982. Byrne was born and raised in West Orange, New Jersey.
Byrne in 2011
|47th Governor of New Jersey|
January 15, 1974 – January 19, 1982
|Preceded by||William Cahill|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Kean|
|Born||April 1, 1924|
West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||January 4, 2018 (aged 93)|
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Ruthi Zinn (1994–2018)|
Jean Featherly (1953–1993)
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
- "Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Dies at 93". New Jersey.com. January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
Media related to Brendan Byrne at Wikimedia Commons
- New Jersey Governor Brendan Thomas Byrne, National Governors Association
- Rutgers Program on the Governor, the Brendan Byrne Archive