Alben Barkley

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United States politician and lawyer

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Not until ALBEN BARKLEY in 1949 was the vice president catted "The Veep," a term coined by a young Barkley relative.
1952 was the last election in which no sitting president or Vice President ran in the general election: President Harry Truman did not run for re-election, but Vice President Alben Barkley did run (unsuccessfully) for the Democratic nomination.
1) Alben Barkley (not Charles) 2) George Clinton (not Bill) 3) Schuyler Colfax (not Sandy Koufax) 4) Hannibal Hamlin (not Lecter)
And, as Eric Ostermeier of the University of Minnesota pointed out, that's the lowest primary margin for an incumbent Kentucky senator since 1938, when Alben Barkley did not have the advantage of an opponent who was linked to fighting roosters.
There were 914 voters casting ballots for Dewey and his running mate, Earl Warren, (who went on to a legendary career on the Supreme Court) to 857 for President Truman and his running mate, Alben Barkley (who, along with having a name today's comedians would have loved, later had a lake named after him).