36. Lyndon B. Johnson

The Periodic Table of the Presidents - Lyndon B. Johnson   Lyndon B. Johnson Official Portrait - The Periodic Table of the Presidents

“LBJ”

  • Full Name: Lyndon Baines Johnson
  • Years in Office: 1963–1969
  • Political Party: Democratic
  • Nicknames: “LBJ,” “Big Daddy”
  • Age at Inauguration: 55
  • Vice Presidents: None (term following Kennedy’s assassination); Hubert Humphrey (elected term)
  • Birth: August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas
  • Death: January 22, 1973 in Johnson City, Texas
  • Place of Burial: LBJ Ranch – Johnson City, Texas
  • Height: 6’3”
  • Ancestry: English
  • Father: Samuel Ealy Johnson, Jr. (1877–1937); School teacher, farmer, state legislator
  • Mother: Rebekah Baines Johnson (1881–1958)
  • Wife: Claudia (Lady Bird) Alta Taylor (December 22, 1912 – July 11, 2007)
  • Marriage: November 17, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas
  • Children: Lynda Bird (1944–); Luci Baines (1947–) 
  • Home: LBJ Ranch – Johnson City, Texas
  • Education: Johnson City High School; Southwest Texas State Teachers College (1930); Georgetown University Law School
  • Religious Affiliation: Disciples of Christ
  • Military Service: Yes
  • Career:
    • School teacher in Texas (1930–1931)
    • Rancher
    • Congressional Secretary (1931–1937)
    • Member of U.S. House of Representatives (1937–1949)
    • Officer in U.S. Navy (1941–1942)
    • Member of U.S. Senate (1949–1961)
    • Vice President: Kennedy administration (1961–1963)
    • President (1963–1969)
    • Writer
  • Writings: The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency, 1963 – 1969

Campaign Poster

36 Lbj, LBJ for the USA, poster printed by the Art Press, 1964

 

LBJ for the USA, poster printed by the Art Press, 1964

(Library of Congress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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