Byrnes,James Francis

Byrnes (bûrnz), James Francis. 1879-1972.
American politician who served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1941-1942). As secretary of state (1945-1947) he tried unsuccessfully to ease postwar tensions between the United States and the USSR.

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Universalium. 2010.

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