Last updated on: 7/2/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Lyndon B. Johnson Biography

Title:
36th President of the United States
Position:
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No position found as of July 2, 2010

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President of the United States, 1963-1969
  • Signed the Voting Rights Act, Aug. 6, 1965
  • Signed the 1965 Social Security Act Amendments creating Medicare, July 30, 1965
  • Signed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, officailly beginning the Vietnam War, Aug. 10, 1964
  • Signed the Civil Rights Act, July 2, 1964
  • Vice President of the United States, 1960-1963
  • US Senator (D-TX), 1948-1960
  • Member, US House of Representatives (D-TX), 1937-1948
  • Texas Director, National Youth Administration (NYA), 1935-1937
  • Secretary, Congressman Richard Kleberg, 1931-1934
  • Teacher, Sam Houston High School (Houston, TX), 1930-1931
Education:
  • Attended Georgetown University Law School
  • BS, Education, Southwest Texas Teachers College San Marcos, 1930
Other:
  • Died, Jan. 22, 1973
  • During World War II he served briefly in the Navy as a lieutenant commander
  • Married Claudia “Lady Bird” Taylor, 1934
  • Born Aug. 27, 1908, in central Texas