LBJ: Bio

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LBJ: Bio
Lyndon
Baines
Johnson
President
1963 – 1969
President
November 22, 1963
LBJ Background
• Born Stonewall, Texas
LBJ Background
• Born Stonewall, Texas
• Lower class
• Held many
occupations
• Graduated Southwest
Texas State Teacher’s
College
Political / Military Experience
• US House of
Representatives
(1937 – 1949)
• Served in World
War II
Johnson: Down-to-Earth
“Landslide Lyndon” -87 votes
• US Senate (1949 - 1961)
– Youngest Senate Majority
Leader (47 years old)
“Come now, let us
reason together.”
Vice President Johnson (1961 – 1963)
“hated every minute of it”
Johnson’s Texas Size Ego
LBJ Ranch Entrance
LBJ Ranch
LBJ’s Pens
Johnson and the Pope
Dead Sea Scroll
LBJ and Electric Toothbrushes
Johnson Hardworking
3 Televisions
Johnson’s Efficiency
The Johnson Treatment
LBJ’s Hero
President Goals
-Vietnam, then Great Society
LBJ Fun Facts
Only President to be sworn in by a
woman: Judge Sarah Hughes
The Johnson Family
• Lyndon Baines Johnson
• Lady Bird Johnson
• Lynda Bird Johnson
• Luci Baines Johnson
• Little Beagle Johnson
Died: January 22, 1973
LBJ Library and Museum
University of Texas (Austin)
Lyndon Johnson
Space Center
Houston, Texas
Lyndon Johnson
Department of Education Building
(2007)
Amphi Car
Another Presidential Steeler Fan