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Lyndon Baines Johnson

36th President of the United States

(1963-1969)

&

37th Vice-President of the United States

(1961-1963)

"If we fail now, then we will have forgotten in abundance what we learned in hardship; that democracy rests on faith; freedom asks more than it gives; and the judgement of God is harshest on those who are most favored."

--Inaugural Address, 1965


Full Name: Lyndon Baines Johnson

Born: August 27, 1908

Birthplace: Stonewall, Texas

Father: Samuel E. Johnson (1877-1937)

Mother: Rebekah Baines Johnson (1881-1958)

Wife: Lady Bird Johnson (1912-2007)

Married: November 17, 1934

Religious Preference: Disciples of Christ

Previous Experience: Rancher, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senate, Vice-President

Political Party: Democratic

Age at Inauguration: 55

Term of Office (President): November 22, 1963 - January 20, 1969

Term of Office (Vice-President): January 20, 1961 - November 22, 1963

Vice-President: Hubert H. Humphrey (1965-1969)

Died: January 22, 1973

Age at Death: 65

Place of Burial: near Stonewall, Texas

President at Time of Death: Richard M. Nixon


Election Results

Year Candidate Name Electoral Vote Popular Vote
1965 Lyndon B. Johnson (D) 486 42,825,463
  Barry M. Goldwater (R) 52 27,146,969