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Alben W. Barkley, Senate majority leader and Vice President

by Polly Ann Davis

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956.,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Vice-Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPolly Ann Davis.
      SeriesModern American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.B318 D38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 343 p. :
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4745981M
      ISBN 100824036301
      LC Control Number78062380
      OCLC/WorldCa4834678

      Nevertheless, Alben Barkley was also the last vice president to preside regularly over the Senate. Senate Parliamentarian Floyd Riddick estimated that Barkley presided between 50 and 75 percent of the time, a figure that seems incredibly high today, but which reflected the traditional concept of the vice president's constitutional responsibility. Alben William Barkley (Novem – Ap ) 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 to In , he was elected county attorney for McCracken County, was chosen county judge in and U.S. Representative from Kentucky's First District in

      Alben Barkley was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 35th Vice President of the United States, from to , in the administration of Harry S. Truman. Barkley served as a member of Congress for almost 40 years and was one of the chief architects of the New Deal program.   Alben Barkley suffered the wrath of Senator McKellar and despite the fact they sat beside one another on the Senate floor, the Tennessean absolutely refused to speak to the Majority Leader. They had been warm personal friends and President Roosevelt was advised Barkley was depressed by McKellar’s refusal to speak to him.

      General Records of the Department of the Navy. - Moving Images Relating to Military Activities. - VICE-PRESIDENT BARKLEY VISITS YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE referencedIn: Alben W. Barkley Museum. Repository description, Mr. Libbey's sparse biography of Alben Barkley presupposes a knowledge of Kentucky political history in some respects. Also, for all of Mr. Libbey's detailing of the mountains of information on Barkley, as well as Mr. Barkley's penchant for entertaining anecdotes, this slim volume contains, in my estimation, precious little of either.3/5(1).


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Alben W. Barkley: Address: Paducah, Kentucky, United States: Email: None: inand served from March 4,until his resignation on Janu ; majority leader ; minority leader ; elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with President Harry S.

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Press of Kentucky, Alben William Barkley (Novem – Ap ) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate from Paducah, Kentucky, majority leader of the Senate, and the thirty-fifth Vice President of the United was the oldest Vice President of the United States at the age of 71 years, 57 days.

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