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Alben W. Barkley


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Alben W. Barkley: Alben William Barkley was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th Vice President of the United States from 1949 to 1953. In 1905, he was elected county attorney for McCracken County, Kentucky. He was chosen county judge in 1909 and U.S. Representative from Kentucky's First District in 1912. As a Representative, he was a liberal Democrat, supporting President Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom domestic agenda and foreign policy.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Kentucky (1999)

by Nancy Capace

REPRESENTATIVES Alben W. Barkley, Paducah David H. Kincheloe, Madisonville ...

Google previewThe Home Front Encyclopedia (2007)

United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II by James Ciment, Thaddeus Russell

Alben W. Barkley: Senate Majority Leader and Vice President. New York: Garland, 1979. Libby, James K. Dear Alben: Mr. Barkley of Kentucky. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1979.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Presidency (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

vice president Alben W. Barkley was born in Lowes, Kentucky, on November 24, 1877. Barkley, a Democrat, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky in 1912 and to the Senate in ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (2009)

by Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan

Bush Republican 2009 Barack Obama Democrat Senate Majority Leader July 1937 Alben W. Barkley Democrat Jan.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2013)

by Gyles Brandreth

Alben W. Barkley 1877–1956 ART | 25.

Google previewPresidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [3 volumes] (2012)

The Complete Encyclopedia by Robert North Roberts, Scott John Hammond, Valerie A. Sulfaro

and Vice Presidentelect Alben W. Barkley arrive at the Washington, D.C., train station after theirvictory in the 1948 presidential election. Naval oil ...

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