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Alben W. Barkley

Alben William Barkley was a Democrat who served as the vice president under U.S. President Harry S. Truman (1949-53). Raised in rural Kentucky at the end of the 19th century, Barkley studied law in…

Virginia Overview

(Encyclopedia) Virginia, state of the S Middle-Atlantic United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), North Carolina and Tennessee (S), Kentucky and West Virginia (W), and…