Ilion Alumni Pharmacists

Byrnes Pharmacists

November 2020

By Aileen Carney Sweeney

John Thomas Byrnes - IHS 1914?

John Byrnes attended Ilion schools prior to beginning his studies at college. He graduated, as alternate valedictorian of the Class of 1918 from the Albany College of Pharmacy.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Commencement 1918 - John Thomas Byrnes
John Byrnes wins prizes at Albany College of Pharmacy May 3, 1917 - Ilion NY Sentinel 1917 - 0143.pdf - fultonhistory.com

 

Richard Byrnes Albany College of Pharmacy Graduation 1924

Richard T. Byrnes IHS 1919

Richard Byrnes graduated from Ilion High School in 1919. In 1922, he accepted a position with the B. A. Russell Pharmacy in Ilion. He continued his studies at Albany College of Pharmacy and graduated in 1924. Richard joined his brother Charles, in operating the Byrnes Brothers Drug Store at the 443 James St. Syracuse. Richard died in 1973.

Richard Byrnes - Utica Observer - June 22, 1922 - fultonhistory.com
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Commencement 1924 - Richard T. Byrnes
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Yearbook 1950 - Richard T. Byrnes
Richard T Byrnes - Saint Agnes Cemetery findagrave

Charles Byrnes Albany College of Pharmacy Graduation 1925

Charles V. Byrnes - IHS 1923

Charles Byrnes graduated from Ilion High School in 1923. He attended the Albany College of Pharmacy and graduated in 1925. He was a partner in the Byrnes Brothers Drug Store, Syracuse with his brother Richard T. Byrnes. They were partners at the 443 James St pharmacy as early as 1932. Charles was active in politics and served on the Tenth Ward Board. Charles died on April 20, 1968 at his home at 666 W. Onondaga St., Syracuse. He was survived by his sister, Mrs Donald Mullin, and a brother Richard T. Byrnes, both of Syracuse. His funeral services were held from the Gaynor-Maslyn Funeral Home, Syracuse, and from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with burial to be in St. Agnes Cemetery, Ilion.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Yearbook 1926 - Charles V. Byrnes
Charles Byrnes obiturary April 23, 1968 - Herkimer NY Evening Telegram 1968 01283.pdf - fultonhistory.com
Store Robbed in Series of Burglaries July 18, 1932 - Syracuse Jouornal - fultonhistory.com
Byrnes Candidate in Tenth Ward November 3, 1951 - Syracuse Post-Standard - fultonhistory.com
Charles V Byrnes - Saint Agnes Cemetery findagrave

 


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