|Second Lady of the United States|
March 4, 1933 –January 20, 1941
|Vice President||John Nance Garner|
|Preceded by||Caro Dawes (1929)|
|Succeeded by||Ilo Wallace|
Mariette Elizabeth Rheiner
July 17, 1869
Sabinal, Texas, U.S.
|Died||August 17, 1948 79) (aged|
Uvalde, Texas, U.S.
|Resting place||Uvalde Cemetery, Texas|
John Nance Garner (m. 1895)
Mariette Elizabeth Rheiner Garner, known as Ettie R. Garner (July 17, 1869 – August 17, 1948) was the wife of John Nance Garner, the 32nd Vice President of the United States, who served from 1933 until 1941.
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Born in Sabinal, Texas, she was a daughter of John Peter Rheiner, a Swiss immigrant who became a Texas rancher, and his first wife, the former Mary Elizabeth Watson.
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Title last held byCaro Dawes
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