Sparkman, John, 1899-1985

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Dates:
Birth 1899-12-20
Death 1985-11-16
English

Biographical notes:

Senator.

From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481724

From the description of Reminiscences of John Sparkman : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513439

John Jackson Sparkman (b. Dec. 20, 1899, Morgan County, Ala.-d. Nov. 16, 1985, Huntsville, Ala.), U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Alabama, was a member of the Students Army Training Corps during World War I and later graduated from the University of Alabama law school. He was elected as a Democrat to the 75th Congress, serving from 1937 to 1946, and to the Senate, serving from 1946 to 1979. Senator Sparkman was chairman and co-chair of a number of key committees, including the Committee on Banking and Currency and the Committee on Foreign Relations. He was an unsuccessful Democratic nominee for vice president in 1952.

From the description of Sparkman, John, 1899-1985 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582287

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Subjects:

  • Political conventions
  • Legislators--Interviews
  • Television advertising
  • Presidents--Election--1952
  • Advertising, political

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)