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Brendan Byrne
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Byrne in 2011
47th Governor of New Jersey
In office
January 15, 1974 – January 19, 1982
Preceded by William Cahill
Succeeded by Thomas Kean
Personal details
Born (1924-04-01)April 1, 1924
West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Died January 4, 2018(2018-01-04) (aged 93)
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Ruthi Zinn (1994–2018)
Jean Featherly (1953–1993)
Children 7
Alma mater Princeton University
Harvard University

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 died on January 4, 2018 in Livingston, New Jersey of a lung infection at the age of 93.

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