(1868-1967) US political leader and vice president of the US 1933–41. He served in the US House of Representatives 1903–33. A Democratic leader in the House, he was chosen as Speaker 1931. He later served as vice president during Franklin Roosevelt's first two terms. Opposing Roosevelt's reelection in 1940, Garner retired from public life.
Garner was born in Red River County, Texas, and briefly attended Vanderbilt University. After privately studying law in Clarksville, Texas, he was admitted to the bar 1890. He was appointed county judge 1895 before embarking on a career in Democratic party politics and serving in the state legislature 1898–1902.
1. City in Iowa (USA); zip code 50438.
2. Town in Arkansas (USA); zip code 72052.
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ETYM Old Eng. garner, gerner, greiner, Old Fren. gernier, grenier, French grenier, from Latin granarium, from granum. Related to Grain, Granary.
A granary; a building or place where grain is stored for preservation.
Granary; store of anything.
To gather and store.