Dec. 26, 1947 Carrollton Carroll County Missouri, USA
John Thomas Garner attended Avalon College in Avalon and taught school for about 7 years. Moved to Carrollton and worked for the Recorder of Deeds. 1902 appointed the first letter carrier and later appointed assistant Post Master.
Carrollton Postmaster 1922-1933. Postmaster of the Missouri State Senate for a number of terms.
First wife - Ruth Goodson - Mother John Paul Garner.
Second wife - Ina Estelle Jones - Mother of John William Garner.
Third wife - Lulu Bell Tarpening - Mother of Mary Eleanor Garner.