Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 to 1969. Known primarily for his successful push for civil rights legislation and his "Great Society" domestic programs, Johnson was instrumental in passing a number of landmark bills, including the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1980.
Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 to 1969. He was born on August 27, 1908 and died on January 22, 1973, at the age of 64. He is best known for his key role in enacting the landmark "Great Society" legislation, which included laws aimed at eliminating racial injustice and poverty in the US.