Ilion Alumni Pharmacists
November 2020By 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
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
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
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