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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Johnson was the 36th US President (1963-1969); he is often remembered by his initials, LBJ.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson
Death Date
January 22, 1973
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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.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1908</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Lyndon B. Johnson is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On August 27, 1908, Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in Stonewall, Texas.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1934</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Becomes Congressional Secretary</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson becomes a congressional secretary, marking his entry into politics.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1948</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Elected to U.S. Senate</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson was elected to the United States Senate from Texas.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Becomes Vice President</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson was elected Vice President under President John F. Kennedy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Becomes 36th President</div><div class='timeline-text'>Following President Kennedy's assassination, Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Signs Civil Rights Act</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, outlawing segregation in public places and banning employment discrimination.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1973</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Dies in Texas</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson died at his ranch in Texas on January 22, 1973.</div></div></div>

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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.