Menendez Statement on the Passing of Gov. Brendan T. Byrne

Menendez Statement on the Passing of Gov. Brendan T. Byrne

   

NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today released the following statement on the passing today of former N.J. Gov. Brendan T. Byrne at the age of 93:

“It was with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Governor Byrne.  He was an icon in New Jersey politics whose impact on the state and our residents will be felt for generations to come.  He deserves our upmost thanks for a life dedicated to public service, fighting proudly in World War II, protecting the environment and moving New Jersey forward.  Gov. Byrne was a one-of-a-kind class act, honest, dignified and ahead of his time.  He will be deeply missed.  My sincere condolences to the Byrne family and to all New Jerseyans mourning this profound loss.” 

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