John Nance Garner

1868 - 1967

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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, serving under Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1941. He was also the 39th speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1933. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Nance Garner has received more than 1,318,437 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). John Nance Garner is the 8,204th most popular politician (down from 8,114th in 2019), the 2,992nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,758th in 2019) and the 175th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, John Nance Garner ranks 8,204 out of 15,710Before him are Luitgard, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, Michał Rola-Żymierski, Ditlev Gothard Monrad, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, and Pascal Couchepin. After him are Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães, Demaratus of Corinth, Shattiwaza, Haakon Magnusson of Norway, Joan, Countess of Toulouse, and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia.

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Among people born in 1868, John Nance Garner ranks 82Before him are Infanta Blanca of Spain, Lin Sen, Edgar Lee Masters, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Dawid Janowski, and Keisuke Okada. After him are José Félix Uriburu, Korbinian Brodmann, Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe, Venceslau Brás, Hugo Eckener, and Francesco Saverio Nitti. Among people deceased in 1967, John Nance Garner ranks 98Before him are Robert J. Van de Graaff, Josef Frank, Roger B. Chaffee, Harold Holt, Luis Somoza Debayle, and Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder. After him are George Lincoln Rockwell, Franz Waxman, Joseph Cardijn, Ivan Isakov, Henry Morgenthau Jr., and Juliusz Rómmel.

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Among people born in United States, John Nance Garner ranks 2,992 out of 15,968Before him are Big Mama Thornton (1926), Vince Vaughn (1970), Jerome Kern (1885), Flannery O'Connor (1925), Eugene Stoner (1922), and Brad Dexter (1917). After him are Tom Bosley (1927), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Sandra Dee (1942), David Farragut (1801), Zack Snyder (1966), and Tracey Adams (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, John Nance Garner ranks 175Before him are Henry Wilson (1812), John B. Kelly Sr. (1889), Ronald Inglehart (1934), Dan Quayle (1947), P. J. Kennedy (1858), and R. Budd Dwyer (1939). After him are Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), Annie Edson Taylor (1838), William A. Wheeler (1819), Henry Morgenthau Jr. (1891), Kamala Harris (1964), and Kamehameha V (1830).