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Lyndon B. Johnson

Democratic

Picture of Lyndon B. Johnson
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-22-1963 Democratic President 0 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic President 4171877 Win
Website: www.lbjlib.utexas.edu
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas
Married: Claudia Alta Taylor (also known as Lady Bird)
Children: Lynda Bird and Luci Baines
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: January 22, 1973 in Johnson City, Texas

1937–1949: Member, United States House of Representatives [Texas]
1949–1961: Member, United States Senat [Texas]
1955-1961: United States Senate Majority Leader
1961-1963: Vice President of the United States
1963-1969: President of the United States

  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (1980) 
  • US Currency: Lyndon B. Johnson appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that was issued in 2015.
  • PLACENAME: L. B. Johnson Elementary School is located in Indio.
  • Johnson nominated Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

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