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John Nance Garner

John Nance GarnerAKA John Nance Garner IV

Born: 22-Nov-1868
Birthplace: Red River County, TX
Died: 7-Nov-1967
Location of death: Uvalde, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Uvalde Cemetery, Uvalde, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Vice President, 1933-41

Conservative Democrat, ally of Sam Rayburn, chose not to continue serving as Vice President (he famously considered the office "not worth a bucket of warm piss") over his anger at Franklin D. Roosevelt's choice to seek a third term. He also opposed the President's attempts to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. Garner ran against Roosevelt in 1940, but lost the nomination.

Father: John Nance Garner III
Mother: Sarah Guest Garner
Wife: Mariette Rheiner ("Ettie", m. 25-Nov-1895, d. 17-Aug-1948)
Son: Tully Charles Garner (b. 24-Sep-1896, d. 1-Oct-1968)

    High School: (Blossom Prairie, TX)
    University: Vanderbilt University (dropped out)

    US Vice President (4-Mar-1933 to 20-Jan-1941)
    Speaker of the US House (1931-33)
    US House Minority Leader (1929-31)
    US Congressman, Texas 15th (4-Mar-1903 to 3-Mar-1933)
    Texas State House of Representatives (1898-1902)
    Texas State Official Judge, Uvalde County, TX (1893-96)
    State Bar of Texas
    Cherokee Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Tuberculosis, Vegetarian

Is the subject of books:
Garner of Texas: A Personal History, 1948, BY: Bascom Timmons


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