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Encyclopedia > John Sparkman
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John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899November 16, 1985) was a United States politician from Alabama. He was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate, where he represented Alabama from 1946 until 1979. He was the Democratic Party Vice Presidential nominee in the 1952 U.S. presidential election. Image File history File links S000701. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,423 sq. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,423 sq. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...


Sparkman was born on a farm near Hartselle, Alabama. He attended the rural schools and helped on the family farm; during World War I, he was a member of the Students Army Training Corps. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1921 and from its law school in 1923. He was admitted to the bar in 1925 and commenced practice in Huntsville. He was an instructor at Huntsville College 1925–1928. He was also a Freemason and life member of Helion Lodge #1 in Huntsville. Hartselle is a city in Morgan County, Alabama, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Decatur, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Metro Area. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total of dead: 8 million Military dead: 4 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total dead: 7 million The First... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is a city in west central Alabama in the southern United States. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Masonic Square and Compasses. ...


Sparkman was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1937 to November 5, 1946, when he resigned. He was Majority Whip of the United States House of Representatives in 1946, was reelected to the Eightieth Congress on November 5, 1946, and at the same time was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John H. Bankhead II for the term ending January 3, 1949. Following the election he resigned from the House of Representatives and began duties in the Senate on November 6, 1946, serving until January 3, 1979. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1978. January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Majority Whip is an elected member of the U.S. House of Representatives who assists the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader to coordinate ideas on and garner support for proposed legislation. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... John Hollis Bankhead, II (July 8, 1872 - June 12, 1946) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ...


Sparkman was chairman of the Select Committee on Small Business (Eighty-first, Eighty-second, and Eighty-fourth through Ninetieth Congresses), co-chairman, Joint Committee on Inaugural Arrangements (Eighty-sixth Congress), chairman, Committee on Banking and Currency (Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses), co-chairman, Joint Committee on Defense Production (Ninety-first and Ninety-third Congresses), Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (Ninety-second and Ninety-third Congresses), and a member of the Committee on Foreign Relations (Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses).


He was a representative of the United States to the Fifth General Assembly of the United Nations in 1950. He died in Huntsville, Alabama. United Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Preceded by:
George R. Swift
U.S. Senator from Alabama
1946 – 1979
Succeeded by:
Howell T. Heflin
Preceded by:
Alben W. Barkley
Democratic Party Vice Presidential candidate
1952 (lost)
Succeeded by:
Estes Kefauver
Preceded by:
J. William Fulbright
Senate Foreign Relations Committee
19751979
Succeeded by:
Frank Church
United States Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nominees
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John Sparkman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (386 words)
John Jackson Sparkman (December 20, 1899 – November 16, 1985) was a United States politician from Alabama.
Sparkman was born on a farm near Hartselle, Alabama.
Sparkman was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1937 to November 5, 1946, when he resigned.
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