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Alben W. Barkley

The Presidents

Alben William Barkley

35th Vice-President of the United States

Born: November 24, 1877
Birthplace: Lowes, Kentucky
Wife: Dorothy Anne Brower Barkley (1882-1947)
Previous experience: Lawyer, judge, politician
Political Party: Democratic
Age at Inauguration: 71
Term of Office: January 20, 1949 - January 20, 1953
President Served Under: Harry S. Truman
Died: April 30, 1956
Age at Death: 78
Buried: Paducah, Kentucky
Vice-President at Time of Death: Richard M. Nixon