Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson Fact Sheet

The 36th President of the United States

Name:  Lyndon B. Johnson 

Number of terms he served: Two

Year he took office: 1963

Birth Date: August 27th, 1908

Age when he took office: 55

State of Birth: Stonewall, Texas

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

What Party was he from: Democrat

What was his major contribution while in office:

Johnson was most proud of his Voting Rights Act of all his accomplishments in office. He didn’t believe it was fair to keep voting rights from African Americans. His law helped African Americans not only be able to vote but also to help them become mayors and senates. This progressed African American rights greatly.

What did he do after he left office:

Johnson retired home to his ranch after office where he worried about his successor and what Nixon would do during the war in Vietnam. He suffered from an angina attack in 1970 which made him lose an incredible amount of weight. And he started smoking again after 15 years. His health decreased and in 1972 and he had a second heart attack, which he died from.

Did he have a nickname:

Yes, LBJ

Was he married:

Yes, Claudia Alta Taylor

Did he have children:

Yes, two

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