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  1. Lyndon Baines Johnson ( / ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz /; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969.

    • LBJ: The Early Years. Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908, near the central Texas community of Johnson City, which was named for his relatives.
    • Lady Bird Johnson. In 1931, Johnson moved to Washington, D.C., to serve as congressional secretary for newly elected U.S. Representative Richard Kleberg of Texas.
    • Congressional Career. Johnson’s political career began in earnest in 1937, when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Democrat. Quickly earning respect as a smart and hardworking legislator, he was re-elected five times.
    • Johnson in the Senate. In 1948, Johnson was elected to the U.S. Senate following a bruising Democratic primary. After crisscrossing Texas by helicopter, Johnson managed to eke out a victory in the primary by just 87 votes.
  2. Lyndon Baines Johnson often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969. He had previously served as the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963 under President John F. Kennedy.

    • Lyndon Baines Johnson
    • August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas, USA
  3. Lyndon B. Johnson 's tenure as the 36th president of the United States began on November 22, 1963 following the assassination of President Kennedy and ended on January 20, 1969. He had been vice president for 1,036 days when he succeeded to the presidency.

  4. Jun 30, 2016 · Johnson was born in 1908 in Stonewall, Texas, as the oldest of five children. Though his father had served in the state legislature, he had lost money in cotton speculation, and the family often...

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