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James F. Byrnes
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104th Governor of South Carolina
In office
January 16, 1951 – January 18, 1955
Lieutenant George Timmerman
Preceded by Strom Thurmond
Succeeded by George Timmerman
49th United States Secretary of State
In office
July 3, 1945 – January 21, 1947
President Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Edward Stettinius Jr.
Succeeded by George Marshall
Director of the Office of War Mobilization
In office
May 27, 1943 – July 3, 1945
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by John Snyder
Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization
In office
October 3, 1942 – May 27, 1943
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Fred M. Vinson
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
June 25, 1941 – October 3, 1942
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by James McReynolds
Succeeded by Wiley Rutledge
United States Senator
from South Carolina
In office
March 4, 1931 – July 8, 1941
Preceded by Coleman Blease
Succeeded by Alva M. Lumpkin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1925
Preceded by James Patterson
Succeeded by Butler Hare
Personal details
Born
James Francis Byrnes

(1882-05-02)May 2, 1882
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Died April 9, 1972(1972-04-09) (aged 89)
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Maude Busch (m. 1906)

James Francis Byrnes (US /ˈbɜːrnz/; May 2, 1882 – April 9, 1972) was an American judge and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was also the 104th Governor of South Carolina from 1951 through 1955. From 1945 through 1947, he was the United States Secretary of State during the Harry S. Truman presidency.


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