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John Garner John Garner
Full Name: John Nance "Cactus Jack" Garner
Date of birth: November 22, 1868
Date of death: November 7, 1967

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Uvalde / Uvalde   Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
H 91 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Uvalde / Uvalde   Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, 2nd C.S., SCR9, the only man in American history who presided in uninterrupted succession over both houses of Congress, first as Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1931-33, and as Vice President of the United States, 1933-41. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., SCR2. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photos and biographical sketch. First Texan to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatitives and as vice president of the United States. Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington 2004.
  • "Statesman on horseback: judge, Senator, State Treasurer and Railroad Commissioner, C.V. Terrell was confidant of eight Texas Governors," by A. Garland Adair, January 1960, pp. 10-12, biographical sketch, painting & photo. Mentions John Garner. Texas Parade .
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Garner, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Garner, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • GARNER, John Nance (1868 - 1967). Representative, TX; Speaker of the House, US; Vice President, US. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present .
  • GARNER, JOHN NANCE (1868-1967) Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Asylums  
    Congressional Districts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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