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John Nance GARNER Edit Profile

vice president of the United States

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

Background

GARNER, John Nance was born on November 22, 1868 in Detroit, Texas, United States. Son of John Nance and Sarah (Guest) Garner.

Education

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

Career

August 1948). Admitted to bar, 1890. Member Texas House of Representatives, 1898-1902. Member 58th to 72d Congresses, 15th Texas District.

Elected Speaker 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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Ettie Rheiner, November 25, 1895 (deceased.

father:
John N.

mother:
Sara Garner

spouse:
Ettie Rheiner