Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson, (1908-1973), 36th President of the United States

•Nickname: “LBJ”
•Born: Aug. 27, 1908, near Johnson City, Texas
•Education: Southwest Texas State Teachers College (graduated 1930)

•Profession: Teacher, Public Official
•Religious Affiliation: Disciples of Christ
•Marriage: Nov. 17, 1934, to Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Taylor (1912-2007)
•Children: Lynda Bird Johnson (1944- ); Luci Baines Johnson (1947- )
•Political Affiliation: Democrat
•Writings: The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency, 1963-1969 (1971)
•Died: Jan. 22, 1973, near Johnson City, Texas
•Buried: Near Johnson City, Texas
•Vice-President: Hubert H. Humphrey (1965-69)

He also promoted GED Programs and contributed to their popularity. Today, GED courses are fortunately widely available.

1908 August 27, born near Stonewall, Texas
1924 Graduated from Johnson City, Texas, high school
1927-30 Attended Southwest Texas State Teachers College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree
1930-31 Taught public speaking and debate at Sam Houston High School in Houston, Texas

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