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GARNER, John Nance, 1868-1967

Oil on canvas, Seymour M. Stone, 1939, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives.

Extended Bibliography

Barr, Alwyn. “John Nance Garner’s First Campaign for Congress.” West Texas Historical Association. Yearbook 48 (1972): 105-10.

Brown, George R. “Garnering Votes for ‘Cactus Jack’: John Nance Garner, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the 1932 Democratic Nomination for President.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 104 (October 2000): 148-88.

———. The Leadership of Congress. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1922.

———. The Speaker: The Romantic Story of John N. Garner. New York: Putnam’s, 1932.

Fisher, O. C. Cactus Jack. Waco, Tex.: Texian Press, 1978.

James, Marquis. Mr. Garner of Texas. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1939.

Patenaude, Lionel V. “John Nance Garner,” Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington, ed. by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr., and Michael L. Collins. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 1993: 43-59.

———. “Garner, Sumners, and Connally: The Defeat of the Roosevelt Court Bill in 1937,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 74 (July 1970): 36-51.

Romano, Michael J. “The Emergence of John Nance Garner as a Figure in American National Politics, 1924-941.” Ph.D. diss., St. John’s University, 1974.

Schwarz, Jordan A. “John Nance Garner and the Sales Tax Rebellion of 1932.” Journal of Southern History (May 1964): 162-80.

Texas Memorial Museum. John Nance Garner Cartoons. Presented by Vice President and Mrs. Garner, of Uvalde, Texas, to Texas Memorial Museum. Austin: N.p., 1958.

Timmons, Bascom N. Garner of Texas: A Personal History. New York: Harper, 1948.