John Nance Garner

John Nance Garner (HM1KEL)

Location: Uvalde, TX 78801 Uvalde County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 11.907', W 99° 48.783'

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(November 22, 1868 - November 7, 1967)

Vice President of U.S. 1933-1941. Began career as Uvalde County Judge 1893-1896. Served in Texas Legislature 1898-1902; in U.S. Congress 1904-1932, where he was, in last term, Speaker of House of Representatives. Also an able trial lawyer, rancher, banker, and benefactor of Southwest Texas Junior College. Married Ettie Rheiner. Had a son, Tully; one grandchild, Genevieve G. Currie.

Known as "Cactus Jack" for his unique western individualism.
Marker Number2794
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 420959 N 3230246
Decimal Degrees29.19845000, -99.81305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 11.907', W 99° 48.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 11' 54.42" N, 99° 48' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)830, 210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1296 W Main St, Uvalde TX 78801, US
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