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Lyndon Baines Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson
President

  • Born 27 August 1908 - Stonewall, Gillespie Co., TX
  • Deceased 22 January 1973 - LBJ Ranch, Johnson City, TX,aged 64 years old
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JOHNSON, Lyndon Baines, (father-in-law of Charles Spittal Robb), a Representative and a Senator from Texas and a Vice President and 36th President of the United States; born on a farm near Stonewall, Gillespie County, Tex., on August 27, 1908; moved with his parents to Johnson City, in 1913; attended the public schools of Blanco County, Tex.; graduated from Southwest Texas State Teachers College at San Marcos (now known as Texas State University-San Marcos) in 1930; taught high school 1928-1931; served as secretary to Congressman Richard M. Kleberg in Washington, D.C., 1931-1935; attended the Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1934; State director of the National Youth Administration of Texas 1935-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress by special election, April 10, 1937, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James P. Buchanan; reelected to the five succeeding Congresses and served from April 10, 1937, to January 3, 1949; first Member of Congress to enlist in the armed forces after the Second World War began; served as lieutenant commander in the United States Navy 1941-1942; was not a candidate for renomination to the Eighty-first Congress in 1948; elected to the United States Senate in 1948; reelected in 1954 and again in 1960 and served from January 3, 1949, until January 3, 1961, when he resigned to become Vice President; Democratic whip 1951-1953; minority leader 1953-1955; majority leader 1955-1961; chairman, Special Committee on the Senate Reception Room (Eighty-fourth Congress), Special Committee on Astronautics and Space (Eighty-fifth Congress), Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (Eighty-fifth and Eighty-sixth Congresses); elected Vice President of the United States in November 1960, on the Democratic ticket with John F. Kennedy, for the term beginning January 20, 1961; on the death of President Kennedy was sworn in as President of the United States on November 22, 1963; elected President of the United States in 1964, for the term commencing January 20, 1965, and served until January 20, 1969; did not seek reelection in 1968; retired to his ranch near Johnson City, Tex.; died on January 22, 1973; lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda, January 24-25, 1973; interment in the family cemetery at the LBJ ranch; posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on June 9, 1980.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_John Johnson 1764-1828
                                                   _____|8_Jesse Johnson 1795-1856
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Ann Eley 1763-/1823
                         _____|4_Samuel Ealy Johnson 1838-1915
                        /                        \                          _____|18_Leonard Barnett 1773-1828
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Lucy Webb Barnett 1798-1857
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Nancy Statham ca 1778-
|2_Samuel Ealy Johnson 1877-1937
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Joseph Robert Bunton 1777-1844
|                     \                           _____|10_Robert Holmes Bunton 1818-1895
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Phoebe Anne Desha ca 1784-1861
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Elizabeth C. Bunton 1849-1917
|                                                \                          _____|22_Lloyd McIntosh ca 1779-
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Priscilla Jane McIntosh 1821-1905
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Catherine Harper ca 1780-
|--1_Lyndon Baines Johnson, President 1908-1973
|                                                                           _____|24_Thomas Baines 1787-1836
|                                                  _____|12_George Washington Baines 1809-1882
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Mary McCoy 1783-1864
|                       _____|6_Joseph Wilson Baines 1846-1916
|                      /                        \                          _____|26_? ?
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Melissa Ann Butler 1824-1865
|                    /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|27_Amy Ozier ca 1800-
|3_Rebekah Baines 1881-1958
                      \                                                     _____|28_John Smith Huffman 1794-1880
                       \                           _____|14_John Smith Huffman 1824-1865
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Susan Ament 1800-1831
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Ruth Ament Huffman 1854-1936
                                                  \                         _____|30_William Perrin 1800-ca 1856
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Mary Elizabeth Perrin 1826-1916
                                                                             ¯¯¯¯¯|31_Dycie Kirby ca 1800-ca 1856