1877 – Alben William Barkley was born in a log cabin near Lowes, Graves County, Kentucky.
1897 – Barkley studied in Marvin College, Clinton, Kentucky.
He took up law in the University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, Virginia.
1903 – Alben William Barkley married Dorothy Brower.
1913-1927 – He served as U.S. Congressman, Kentucky.
1927-1949 – Barkley is the U.S. Senator, Kentucky but he resigned 19th of January (1949).
1937-1947 – Served as Senate majority leader.
1938 – Alben William Barkley is the member of Alfalfa Club.
1947-1949 – Barkley became the Senate minority leader.
1949 – He was the 1st recipient of Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award.
1949-1953 – He served as U.S. Vice President under Harry S. Truman.
1955-1956 – Alben William Barkley is the U.S. Senator, Kentucky.
1956 – Alben William Barkley died on 30th of April because of heart failure in Lexington, Virginia.