Month: January 2013

January 1, 1933

Thoughts

January 1, 1933

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the president of the United States and “Cactus” Jack Garner was the vice president of the United States on January 1, 1933, and 80 years ago today Ira and Dorothy Jones welcomed a new son into this world in Lamar County, Texas. Since their new son was born on January 1 and was the first child born in Lamar County, he was named Franklin after the president and Garner after the vice president who was from Texas. Franklin Garner Jones was born January 1, 1933 and he is and he was my daddy, and no son has ever been more proud of his father than me.… Continue reading