Lyndon B. Johnson The 37th Vice President of USA

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37th  (Jan 20, 1961 - Nov 22, 1963)
Age at start:  52 years 4 months 25 days
Age:  64 years 4 months 27 days
Height: 6'4", 192 cm
Born: Aug 27, 1908
Born place: Stonewall, Texas
Net worth: 111 Millions
Death date:  January 22, 1973
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Party:
Democratic
Occupation:
Teacher, military officer, rancher
Education:
Southwest Texas State Teachers College (BA), Georgetown University

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 - January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969, and previously as 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963. He assumed the presidency following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson also served as a United States Representative and as the Majority Leader in the United States Senate. Johnson is one of only four people who have served in all four federal elected positions.[b]
Born in a farmhouse in Stonewall, Texas, Johnson was a high school teacher and worked as a congressional aide before winning election to the US House of Representatives in 1937. Johnson won election to the United States Senate from Texas in 1948 after winning the Democratic Party's nomination by an incredibly narrow margin.[2] He was appointed to the position of Senate Majority Whip in 1951. He became the Senate Minority Leader in 1953 and the Senate Majority Leader in 1955. ... read more on
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