Alan Harvey Bible (November 20, 1909 - September 12, 1988) was a Nevada politician of the Democratic Party who served as a United States Senator from 1954 until 1974.
Bible was born in Lovelock, Nevada, graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, and attended law school at Georgetown University, where he graduated in 1934.
He was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1935; in the same year, he began serving as District Attorney for Storey County, Nevada, where he worked until 1938. In that year, he was appointed deputy Attorney General of Nevada, and served a four year term.
After a spell of private practice, he was elected to the United States Senate in 1954, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Patrick A. McCarran for the term ending January 3, 1957. He was reelected in 1956, 1962, and again in 1968 and represented Nevada in the United States Senate from December 2, 1954, until his resignation on December 17, 1974.
During his time in the United States Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on the District of Columbia (Eighty-fifth through Ninetieth Congresses; see District of Columbia), the Joint Committee on Washington Metropolitan Problems (Eighty-fifth and Eighty-sixth Congresses), and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Small Business (Ninety-first through Ninety-third Congresses). He is buried in Reno, Nevada.
Preceded by: Ernest S. Brown U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Nevada 1954-1974 Succeeded by: Paul Laxalt