John Nance Garner The 32nd Vice President of USA

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32nd  (Apr 03, 1933 - Jan 20, 1941)
Age at start:  64 years 4 months 12 days
Age:  98 years 11 months 16 days
Height: 0'0", 0 cm
Born: Nov 22, 1868
Born place: Red River County, Texas
Net worth: < $1 Million
Death date:  November 7, 1967
Lawyer, Judge
Vanderbilt University

John Nance Garner III (November 22, 1868 - November 7, 1967), known among his contemporaries as "Cactus Jack", was an American Democratic politician and lawyer from Texas. He was the 32nd vice president of the United States, serving from 1933 to 1941. He was also the 39th speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1933. Along with Schuyler Colfax, Garner is one of only two individuals to serve as both vice president of the United States and speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Garner began his political career as the county judge of Uvalde County, Texas. He served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1898 to 1902 and won election to represent Texas in the United States House of Representatives in 1902. He represented Texas's 15th congressional district from 1903 to 1933. Garner served as House Minority Leader from 1929 to 1931, and was elevated to Speaker of the House when Democrats won control of the House following the 1930 elections. ... read more on
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    Karen Steward - 2 years ago
    Vice President John Nance Garner was the longest-lived Vice President. He died almost at age 99.

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