Garner, John Nance

Card signed by FDR's 1st VP, the only man to serve as Speaker of the House and President of the Senate on the same day!

Price: $40.00

Description:
(1868-1967) "Cactus Jack", Texas US Rep 1903-33, Speaker 1931-33, VP 1933-41. In 1932, Garner ran for the Democratic Presidential nomination against NY Governor Franklin Roosevelt. When it became evident that Roosevelt was the strongest of several candidates, Garner cut a deal with FDR, becoming Roosevelt's running mate. Re-elected to 73rd Congress Nov. 8, 1932 and elected Vice President the same day, making him the only man to serve as Speaker of the House and President of the Senate on the same day (March 4, 1933). Re-elected VP 1936, served to Jan. 20, 1941. Garner once described the Vice-Presidency as being "not worth a bucket of warm piss. Signed 3 x 5 card

Condition: Good, thin spot on verso with some see-thru, few very light spots
Type:Signed card






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