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Alben William BARKLEY

He shepherded Roosevelt's domestic and war proposals through the Senate, sponsoring financing for World War II and the lend-lease bill, which prevented Great Britain from capitulating to the Nazis.

Education

  • Emory University

    University of Virginia School of Law

Major achievements

  • Barkley was the keynote speaker at the 1932 Chicago National Democratic Convention which chose Franklin Roosevelt as its party nominee for President.

Works

  • That Reminds Me

Politics

Party affiliation: Democratic Party

Religion

METHODIST

Membership

  • Delta Tau Delta social fraternity

  • United States House of Representatives

Connections

  • father: John Wilson
  • mother: Electra Eliza
  • children: Laura Louise
  • Marian
  • David
  • Wife: Dorothy
  • Wife: Jane
Alben William BARKLEY
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Born November 24, 1877
Died April 30, 1956
(aged 78)
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  • January 1, 1905 - January 1, 1909
    prosecuting attorney , McCracken County
  • January 1, 1909 - January 1, 1913
    judge , McCracken County Court
  • July 22, 1937 - January 3, 1947
    Senate majority leader, Senate
  • January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1949
    Senate Minority Leader, Senate
  • January 20, 1949 - January 20, 1953
    Vice President , United States

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