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Alben W. Barkley

Alben W. BarkleyAKA Alben William Barkley

Born: 24-Nov-1877
Birthplace: Lowes, KY
Died: 30-Apr-1956
Location of death: Lexington, VA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Mt. Kenton Cemetery, Paducah, KY

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Vice President, 1949-53

Father: John W. Barkley
Mother: Electra A. Smith
Wife: Dorothy Brower (m. 23-Jun-1903, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Laura Louise Barkley (m. Douglas MacArthur II)
Son: Francis
Son: David
Wife: Jane Hadley (m. 18-Nov-1949)

    University: BA, Marvin College, Clinton, KY (1897)
    University: Emory University
    Law School: University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA

    US Senator, Kentucky (3-Jan-1955 to 30-Apr-1956, his death)
    US Vice President (20-Jan-1949 to 20-Jan-1953 under Harry S. Truman)
    US Senator, Kentucky (4-Mar-1927 to 19-Jan-1949, resigned)
    US Congressman, Kentucky 1st (4-Mar-1913 to 3-Mar-1927)
    Kentucky State Official Judge, McCracken County Court (1909-13)
    Kentucky State Official Prosecuting Attorney, McCracken County, KY (1905-09)
    Virginia Bar Association 1901
    Alfalfa Club 1938
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President


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