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Lyndon Johnson

36th President (1963-1969)

Born: August 27,
Died: January 22, 1973

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

Political Party: Democratic

Next President: Richard Nixon

Previous President: John F. Kennedy

Notable Lyndon Johnson Quotes

"I once told Nixon that the Presidency is like being a jackass caught in a hail storm. You've got to just stand there and take it.

"If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'"

"If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking."

The Only President to...

Lyndon Johnson was the only United States President to be sworn in on Texas soil.

Interesting Lyndon Johnson Facts

Due to the assassination of President Kennedy, Johnson was sworn in on Air Force One in Dallas, Texas, at Love Field Airport by Federal Judge and family friend Sarah T. Huges which makes him the first president to be sworn in by a woman.