“One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917) is the senior United States Senator from West Virginia and a member and former leader of the Democratic Party. Byrd has held the office since January 3, 1959 and is the longest-serving member in the Senate's history. He is also the oldest current member of the United States Congress