Leslie L. Byrne

Leslie Larkin Byrne ( born October 27, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American politician. Between 1993 and 1995, she represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Leslie Byrne studied at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and at Mount Vernon College in Ohio. Since 1971, she lived in Virginia, where she was co-founder in 1985 of the company Quintech Associates Inc. in the year. At the same time they hit as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1985 and 1992, she sat in the House of Representatives from Virginia.

In the congressional elections of 1992, Byrne was in the eleventh electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where they became the successor of Jacob B. Blair on January 3, 1993. Since it has not been confirmed in 1994, she was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1995. In 1996, it sought unsuccessfully to their party's nomination for election to the U.S. Senate. Between 2000 and 2003 she served on the Senate of Virginia. In 2005, her candidacy for the office of Lieutenant Governor failed in that State; In 2008, she also competed without success in the primaries of their party to their return to the Congress.

Leslie Byrne is married to the owner of a consulting firm. The couple has two adult children.