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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., SCR 9, 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.
  • 63rd Legislature, R.S., SCR 112. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., SCR 2. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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