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  • ID: I331549
  • Name: John Nance GARNER III
  • RELA: 14th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 NOV 1868 in Detroit, Red River Co., TX
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas BET 4 MAR 1903 AND 4 MAR 1933
  • Event: Elected Vice President of the United States BET 4 MAR 1933 AND 20 JAN 1941
  • Death: 7 NOV 1967 in Uvalde, Uvalde Co., TX
  • Title: Vice President
  • Event: Pic Vice President John Nance Garner
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  • Note:
    GARNER, John Nance, a Representative from Texas and a Vice President of the United States; born near Detroit, Red River County, Tex., November 22, 1868; had limited educational advantages; studied law, admitted to the bar in 1890, and commenced practice in Uvalde, Uvalde County, Tex.; judge of Uvalde County, Tex., 1893-1896; member, State house of representatives 1898-1902; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1933); served as minority floor leader (Seventy-first Congress) and as Speaker of the House of Representatives (Seventy-second Congress); reelected to the Seventy-third Congress on November 8, 1932, and on the same day was elected Vice President of the United States on the ticket headed by Franklin D. Roosevelt; reelected Vice President in 1936 and served in that office from March 4, 1933, to January 20, 1941; retired to private life and resided in Uvalde, Tex., until his death there on November 7, 1967; interment in Uvalde Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: John Nance GARNER , Jr. b: 11 OCT 1844 in Rutherford Co., TN
    Mother: Sarah Jane GUEST b: 30 MAY 1851 in Red River Co., TX

    Marriage 1 Mariette Elizabeth RHEINER b: 17 JUL 1869 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX
    • Married: 25 NOV 1895 in Sabinal, Uvalde Co., TX
    1. Has Children Tully Charles GARNER b: 24 SEP 1896 in Uvalde, Uvalde Co., TX
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