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David Mckendree Key

David McKendree Key was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1875 to 1877 as well as the U.S. Postmaster General under President Hayes. Key was born in Greene County, Tennessee, the son of Reverend John and Margaret (Armitage) Key. He practiced law for two years at Madisonville, then worked for a short time in Kingston.

Background

  • Key, David McKendree born in Greenville, Tenn.; .

  • Education

    • graduated Hiwassee College

    Major achievements

    • County agricultural agent United States Department of Agriculture extension, University Vermont, Brattleboro, 1976-80;

      assistant vice president Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp., New York City, 1982-85;

      vice president Agricapital Corp., 1985

    Politics

    The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum.

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian

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    David Mckendree Key
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    Born January 27, 1824
    Died February 3, 1900
    (aged 76)
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    • 1875 - 1877
      United States Senator, United States Senate
      Tennessee, United States

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    Alis Tiumenewa last changed 02/06/2012 view changes
    • Major Achievements
      • County agricultural agent US Department of Agriculture extension, University Vermont, Brattleboro, 1976-80; assistant vice president Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp., New York City, 1982-85; vice president Agricapital Corp., 1985
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