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Uvalde in Uvalde County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John Nance Garner

(November 22, 1868 - November 7, 1967)

 
 
John Nance Garner Marker image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn
1. John Nance Garner Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 2794.)
 
Location. 29° 11.907′ N, 99° 48.783′ W. Marker is in Uvalde, Texas, in Uvalde County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street (U.S. 90) 0.2 miles west of South Old Eagle Pass Road (Farm to Market Road 481), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in the Uvalde/Hilcrest Cemetery south of US 90. Highway signage directs to the grave site. Marker is in this post office area: Uvalde TX 78801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Judge John Nance Garner (approx. 1.6 miles away); King Fisher (approx. 1.7 miles away); 1830 - Reading Wood Black - 1867
John Nance Garner gravesite image. Click for full size.
By William F Haenn
2. John Nance Garner gravesite
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Early Texas Wagon Yards (approx. 1.8 miles away); Grand Opera House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Inge, Camp Dix, C.S.A. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Uvalde County (approx. 1.8 miles away); Uvalde County Courthouse (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Uvalde.
 
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John Nance Garner, Vice President of the United States image. Click for full size.
3. John Nance Garner, Vice President of the United States
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William F Haenn of Fort Clark (Brackettville), Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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