Key Pittman

Key Denson Pittman (September 19, 1872 – November 10, 1940) was a United States senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party, serving eventually as president pro tempore as well as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee.

Key Pittman
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
March 4, 1933  November 10, 1940
Preceded byGeorge H. Moses
Succeeded byWilliam H. King
Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
In office
March 4, 1933  November 10, 1940
Preceded byWilliam Borah
Succeeded byWalter F. George
Secretary of the Senate Democratic Caucus
In office
December 14, 1916  March 3, 1917
LeaderJohn W. Kern
Preceded byWillard Saulsbury Jr.
Succeeded byWilliam H. King
United States Senator
from Nevada
In office
January 29, 1913  November 10, 1940
Preceded byWilliam A. Massey
Succeeded byBerkeley L. Bunker
Personal details
Key Denson Pittman

(1872-09-12)September 12, 1872
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedNovember 10, 1940(1940-11-10) (aged 68)
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mimosa Gates
EducationSouthwestern Presbyterian University

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