Lyndon B. Johnson (full name Lyndon Baines Johnson) was born on Thursday, August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas, USA. He is the 36th President of the United States.
Biography and Career:
Lyndon B. Johnson grew up in the environment of poverty and economically backward rural area. He keenly observed and learned the compassion for the poverty of others, when he taught Mexican descent students.
Lyndon B. Johnson married to the former Claudia Lady Bird Taylor in 1934 and campaigned very brilliantly for Representative house with the great supported sponsor of his wife. He won a silver star as a result of his contribution in Navy as Lieutenant commander. He was appointed to senate after six terms. Lyndon B. Johnson was elected as Vice president in 1960 working as running mate of Jo
hn F. Kennedy and became the president on 22 November 1963 after the terrible and shocking assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Lyndon B. Johnson main policies were based on Civil Rights, Tax cut, nation's strength as a great and prosperous society and accelerating progress.
In 1961 he got victory in the Presidential election, gaining 61% votes and this is the widest and highest Margin in U.S history. Lyndon B. Johnson Agenda was based on great society programs, educational improvement, elimination diseases, renewal of urban areas, betterment of depressed and angry regions, everlasting and successful battle against poverty and above all reduction of crime rate swiftly.
What he said in the beginning of campaign, he acted upon and the country made tremendous and brilliant explorations of space. It was the proud of his era when three astronauts orbited and defeated the moon in 1968.
Lyndon B. Johnson died of his third heart attack on 22 January 1973 at the age of 64 years.
- Being born on Aug 27, Lyndon B. was a Virgo.
- his ethnicity: White.
- his mother's name: Rebekah Baines Johnson.
- his father's name: Sam Ealy Johnson.
Lyndon B. Johnson had studied at Johnson City High School, Johnson City, TX (in 1924) and then he attended the Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos, TX (in 1930).
Lyndon B. dated Lady Bird Johnson (wife).
He died on Monday, January 22, 1973, in LBJ Ranch; cause of death: heart failure.
Why is Lyndon B. Johnson Famous?
He is famous because he was the 37th vice president of United States from 1961 to 1963 and 36th President from 1963 to 1969. He was renowned for his brilliant domineering and nice personality and the Johnson treatment. He is also famous because he was a legendary hand on manager and the last president to serve out his term without every hiring a white house chief of staff or gate keeper.
Why do we like Lyndon B. Johnson?
We like him because he gave aid to education, and helped for elimination of diseases, urban renewal and beautification.