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David Mckendree Key

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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.

Background

Key, David Mckendree was born on January 27, 1824 in Green Company, Tennessee, United States.

Education

Graduate Hiwassee College, Tenn.

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.

Membership

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Connections

Married Elizabeth J. Lenoir, July 1, 1857.

father:
Reverend John - United States

mother:
Margaret (Armitage) Key - United States