Alben William Barkley was born in Graves County, Kentucky, on November 24, 1877. In 1948, Harry S. Truman chose Barkley as his presidential running mate. He died on April 30, 1956.
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U.S. Senate: Alben W. Barkley, 35th Vice President (1949-1953)
His life and political career, from the U.S. Senate Web site.
Wikipedia: Alben W. Barkley
Biographical article from the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
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