The presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson began on November 22, 1963, when Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th president of the United States following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. His term ended on January 20, 1969.
Feb 6, 2020 · Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908–January 22, 1973) was a fourth-generation Texas rancher who became the 36th president of the United States upon the death of his predecessor John F. Kennedy. He inherited a painfully divided country and is known both for his failures in Vietnam and his successes with civil rights. Fast Facts: Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson | The American Presidency Project Lyndon B. Johnson Dates In Office: November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969 Age in Office: 55 Birth - Death: August 27, 1908 to January 22, 1973 Party: Democratic Location Born: Texas Office: Vice-President of the United States Religion: Disciples of Christ More Resources
The event thrust Lyndon Johnson into the presidency. A man widely considered to be one of the most expert and brilliant politicians of his time, Johnson would leave office a little more than five years later as one of the least popular Presidents in American history.
Lyndon Johnson's presidency began and ended with tragedy. He came into office after the death of a popular young President and provided needed continuity and stability. He advanced the Kennedy legacy, obtaining far more than Kennedy would likely have gotten out of Congress, and then won a huge landslide victory for himself and his party.
Lyndon Baines Johnson is sworn in as the thirty-sixth President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy. November 27, 1963 Johnson addresses Congress Johnson addresses a joint session of Congress calling on legislators to fulfill Kennedy's legacy and pass civil rights and tax legislation. November 29, 1963
Jan 23, 2024 · Lyndon B. Johnson (1908–1973) was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 to 1969. A Texan Democrat, he assumed the presidency after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.