John Nance Garner Quotes

I am not worth it [the high salary] as John Garner, and any value I have attained as Vice President of the United States is not for sale.

 
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To a radio station that offered him substantial remuneration for broadcasting:
John Nance Garner
John Nance Garner
  • Born: November 22, 1868
  • Died: November 7, 1967
  • Nationality: American
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John Nance Garner III, known among his contemporaries as "Cactus Jack", was an American Democratic politician and lawyer from Texas. He was the 32nd vice president of the United States, serving from 1933 to 1941. He was also the 39th speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to 1933. Along with Schuyler Colfax, Garner is one of only two individuals to serve as vice president of the United States and speaker of the United States House of Representatives.

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