Alben William
[al-buh n] /ˈæl bən/ (Show IPA), 1877–1956, vice president of the U.S. 1949–53.
Contemporary Examples

Barkley was referring to idea that professional athletes are paid to do a job.
Why Tim Tebow Is the Sarah Palin of Football Allison Yarrow January 13, 2012

On the contrary, Barkley debunks his own presence in the spot, in a brilliant stroke of marketing self-abnegation.
The Psychological Strategy of the Tiger Ad and Why It Will Backfire Adam Hanft April 8, 2010

I wonder what Barkley, who disputes the notion that ADHD is over-diagnosed, would have to say about it.
Daydreaming Is Not a Disorder Russell Saunders October 3, 2014

Despite saying in 2008 that he would mount a serious gubernatorial bid in 2014, Barkley changed his mind two years later.
Steven Seagal and 5 Other Celebs Who Flirted With Running for Office Ben Jacobs January 6, 2014

Historical Examples

The older man turned upon him in challenge, and Barkley retreated from this tentative position.
Heart’s Desire Emerson Hough

This fjord has its outlet in Barkley Sound on the west side of the island.
Indian Legends of Vancouver Island Alfred Carmichael

“Now, I don’t know what induced you to hide yourself out here—” went on Barkley, affably.
Heart’s Desire Emerson Hough

Barkley swearing that he and others had lain with her often, which all believe to be a lie.
Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Samuel Pepys

The next day was their reception day, and among other visitors came Mr. Barkley.
Flora Adair, Vol. 2 (of 2) A. M. Donelan

Just then Mr. Barkley joined them, and asked what they were talking about so earnestly?
Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2) A. M. Donelan

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