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John Nance Garner

John Nance Garner, former vice president of the United States. member of Tex; member of 58th to 72d Congresses, 15th Tex.

Background

  • Garner, John Nance was born on November 22, 1868 in in Red River County, Texas, United States. Son of John N. and Sara Garner.

  • Education

    • Had limited school advantages. Doctor of Laws, John Marshall College Law, 1936, Baylor University, 1936.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1890. Member of Texas House of Representatives, 1898-1902. Member of 58th to 72d Congresses, 15th Texas District.

      Elected Speaker of House of Representatives, 1931. Elected to 73d Congress but resigned. Elected vice president of the United States November 1932, re-elected, November 1936.

      Delaware Democratic National Convs., 1900, 04, delegate at large, 1916. Home: Uvalde, Tex.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

    Membership

    Member of Tex; member of 58th to 72d Congresses, 15th Tex.

    Connections

    • Married to Ettie Rheiner, November 25, 1895 (deceased).
    • father: John N.
    • mother: Sara Garner
    • spouse: Ettie Rheiner
    John Nance Garner
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    Born November 22, 1868
    Died November 7, 1967
    (aged 98)
    Nationality
    • 1895
      judge, Uvalde County
    • 1898
      politian, Texas House of Representatives
    • 1902
      head, the United States Congress
    • 1931
      Speaker, the House of Representatives

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