Lyndon B. Johnson CR

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson was Born

    Lyndon B. Johnson was Born
    Was born in Stonewall, Texas his parent were Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. and Rebekah Baines Johnson
  • Moving

    Moving
    Moved to Johnson City, Texas and started a ranch that later becomes a national park and attracts many visitors every year
  • Graduated High School

    Graduated High School
    Graduated Johnson City High school he was talkative during his youth and had many high grade and did baseball, speaking debate, and other things to help him
  • Teacher

    Teacher
    Taught Grade school in Cotulla, Texas taught from 1928-1929
  • Graduated Collage

    Graduated Collage
    Graduated from Southwest Texas State, San Marcos
    Got his Bachler Of Science
  • Married

    Married
    Married Claudia Alta Taylor in San Antonio, Texas at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San
  • Elected for House of Representatives

    Elected for House of Representatives
    Won the election for house of representatives because of death of James Paul Buchanan
  • Navel Reserve

    Navel Reserve
    Became special duty officer, navel intelligence, navel reserve
  • Reelected for House of Representatives

    Reelected for House of Representatives
    Reelected by the people of Texas to go and be in the house of representatives
  • Enter WW2

    Enter WW2
    got consent of the house of representatives to leave to enter service in the U.S. navel reserve was the first congress member to enter in WW2
  • Received Silver Star

    Received Silver Star
    Received Silver star for his gallantry under fire when the patrol bomber he was flying got attack by Japanese
  • Elected for House of Representatives for a 3rd time

    Elected for House of Representatives for a 3rd time
    Reelected for a 3rd time and it his last term in the house
  • Veitnam War

    Veitnam War
    Got another consent to go and serve in the navy for the Vietnam war
  • Became Commander

    Became Commander
    Became commander for U.S.N.R.
    or the United States Navy Reserve
  • U.S. Senate

    U.S. Senate
    Running to be 1 of Texas's senators
    he was from a democratic party
  • Elected Senator

    Elected Senator
    became Texas's senator from 1949-1954 an narrowly beat Coke Stevenson and won by 87 votes
  • Heart Attack

    Heart Attack
    suffered a heart attack because he smoked 60 cigarettes a day the quit with a few exceptions then resumed smoking after he left the white house and this heart attack was supposedly the worst heart attack you could have an still survive this made him afraid to be alone for the rest of his life
  • Senator Again

    Senator Again
    Reelected for senate in 1955 After his 1949 election he got on terms with Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Richard B. Russell which helped him secure his election on 1955
  • Nominated

    Nominated
    He was nominated to be the democratic party's presidential candidate by Sam Rayburn at the democratic convention held in Las Angeles, California but it nominated Senator Joh F. Kennedy of Massachusetts
  • Vice President

    Vice President
    Lyndon B. Johnson was elected vice president by the senate unanimously and became John F. Kennedy's running mate in the 1960 election
  • Second Heart attack

    Second Heart attack
    Second Heart attack just after Kennedy was assasinated
  • President

    President
    Became president after Kennedy was assassinated in Austen Texas he was the eighth president to become president as the result of an assassination
  • Kennedy Assassinated

    Kennedy Assassinated
    Kennedy was assassinated during his campaign for a second term in office
  • Sworn In

    Sworn In
    LBJ was sworn in in Air Force One was the first president to be sworn in by a women was the first president to have his wife hold the bible
  • Final Senator Office

    Final Senator Office
    Became senator again and was beaten after this term and this term went to 1961
  • Declining 2nd Term

    Declining 2nd Term
    LBJ declined his 2nd term because he felt like he wasn't fit and there where more capable people out there to run for president
  • 3rd heart attack

    3rd heart attack
    Hospitalized at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio for a heart attack and resumed chain smoking after he left this hospital and he said "he didn't want to linger around like Eisenhower did and when he goes he want to go fast"
  • 4th Heart Attack

    4th Heart Attack
    Suffered heart attack in Charlottesville, Virginia and was taking to the hospital and had to convince is wife to let him fly home to Texas and LBJ survived but he continued smoking and often had to lay down and breath from an oxygen tank
  • Call from Nixon

    Call from Nixon
    President Richard Nixon called him at his ranch to tell him that peace in Vietnam was coming. LBJ told him he just got off the phone with his doctors and he was suffering from chest pain and Nixon said "I called you at the wrong time."
  • Death

    Death
    LBJ died of a heart attack in San Antonio Texas and is now buried in the Johnson family cemetery