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Senator Alben W. Barkley 1948 Color Photo New York Sunday News

Barkley, Senator Alben W.  1948 Color Photo New York Sunday News
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Barkley, Senator Alben W. 1948 Color Photo New York Sunday News
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Barkley, Senator Alben W.  1948 Color Photo New York Sunday NewsBarkley, Senator Alben W.  1948 Color Photo New York Sunday NewsBarkley, Senator Alben W.  1948 Color Photo New York Sunday News
This item is a 10 1/2" X 15" color page from The New York Sunday News from October 10, 1948. Please note-this is the page only-no the complete magazine. The magazine page features a photo of Senator Alben W. Barkley.BARKLEY, Alben William, a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky and a Vice President of the United States; born near Lowes, Graves County, Ky., November 24, 1877; attended the public schools and graduated from Marvin College, Clinton, Ky., in 1897; attended Emory College, Oxford, Ga., and the University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, Va.; admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky.; prosecuting attorney for McCracken County, Ky. 1905-1909; judge of McCracken County Court 1909-1913; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1927); did not seek renomination in 1926, having become a candidate for United States Senator; elected to the United States Senate in 1926; reelected in 1932, 1938, and again in 1944, and served from March 4, 1927, until his resignation on January 19, 1949; majority leader 1937-1947; minority leader 1947-1949; elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with President Harry S. Truman in 1948; inaugurated January 20, 1949, for the term ending January 20, 1953; again elected to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1955, until his death in Lexington, Va., April 30, 1956; interment in Mount Kenton Cemetery, on Lone Oak Road, near Paducah, Ky. The photo has been autographed on the front by Alben W. Barkley with a fountain pen in brown.................BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN AVERAGE CONDITION..................