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us: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Lyndon Baines
  • Variants

    • us: Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973
    • us: Chan-sên, Pres. U.S., 1908-1973
    • us: Johnson, Lyndon Baines, Pres. U.S., 1908-1973
    • us: Dzhonson, Lindon, 1908-1973
    • us: L. B. J. (Lyndon Baines Johnson), 1908-1973
    • us: ג'ונסון, לינדון
    • us: ジョンソン, 1908-1973
    • us: Johnson, L. (Lyndon), 1908-1973
    • us: Čhō̜nsan, Lindō̜n Bī., 1908-1973
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1908-08-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-01-22
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Gillespie County (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Johnson City (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Southwest Texas State Teachers College
        • Affiliation End: 1930
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19370410
        • Affiliation End: 19490103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19490103
        • Affiliation End: 19610103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Presidents
          (lcsh) Vice-Presidents
            (lcsh) Legislators
        • Related Terms

          • us: United States. President (1963-1969 : Johnson)
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Johnson, Lyndon Baines, Pres. U.S., 1908-1973Johnson, Lyndon Baines,Pres. U.S.,1908-1973
        • Sources

          • found: U.S. Cong. H. Comm. on Naval Affairs. Absenteeism act of 1943 ... 1943.
          • found: Johnson, R.B. Letters from the Hill Country, 1982: CIP t.p. (Lyndon Baines Johnson)
          • found: (Dzhonson (Johnson) Lindon; 1908-1973; 36th President of the United States (1963-1969))
          • found: LBJ, c2006: jkt. (Lyndon Johnson)
          • found: Rupture des styles et continuité de l'action, 2008: t.p. (L. Johnson) back cover (Lyndon B. Johnson)
          • found: Rāikān laʻīat kānraprō̜ng Phana Lindō̜n Bī. Čhō̜nsan, Prathānāthibō̜dī hǣng Saharat ʻAmērikā ... 1966: t.p. (Lindō̜n Bī. Čhō̜nsan) cover (Lyndon B. Johnson)
          • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, December 12, 2013 (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)
        • Editorial Notes

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        • Change Notes

          • 1980-03-13: new
          • 2016-06-03: revised
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