Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Garner, John Nance

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 elementary educational advantages; studied law in Clarksville, Tex.; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Uvalde, Uvalde County, Tex.; judge of Uvalde County, Tex., 1893-1896; member of the State house of representatives 1898-1902; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1900, 1916, and 1924; 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 in the Seventy-first Congress and as Speaker in the 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; resigned from the Seventy-third Congress on March 3, 1933; reelected Vice President in 1936 and served in that office from March 4, 1933, to January 20, 1941; retired to private life and is a resident of Uvalde, Tex.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Garner, John Nance," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1197 Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3V3LEW83I9GGF1A.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Garner, John Nance." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1197, Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3V3LEW83I9GGF1A.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Garner, John Nance' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1197. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3V3LEW83I9GGF1A.