Lyndon B. Johnson Biography

Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President. Johnson, a Democrat from Texas, served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961, including six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader and two as Senate Majority Whip. He campaigned unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in 1960, but ran as Vice President with John F. Kennedy heading the ticket for the 1960 presidential election. After their election, Johnson succeeded Kennedy following the latter's assassination on November 22, 1963; he completed Kennedy's term and was elected President in his own right in the 1964 election, winning by a large margin over Barry Goldwater. He is one of four people who served in both offices of the executive branch as well as both houses of Congress. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Lyndon B. Johnson
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Teacher, Politician
Ethnicity:
Scottish American, White people, English American
Religion:
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Protestanti
Date of Birth:
August 27, 1908
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
January 22, 1973
Age at Death:
64
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
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