Lyndon B. Johnson Timeline

Events

Johnson is born in Stonewall, Texas.

August 27, 1908

Johnson graduates from Southwest State Teacher's College.

May 1926 - May 1930

Lyndon Johnson and Claudia "Lady Bird" Taylor are married.

November 17, 1934

Johnson begins service as a congressman.

April 10, 1937

Johnson is elected to the U.S. Senate.

November 1948

Kennedy and Johnson win the 1960 presidential election.

November 8, 1960

Johnson is sworn in as president of the United States.

November 22, 1963

Johnson gives his "Great Society" speech.

January 4, 1965

Johnson dies at his ranch near Stonewall.

January 22, 1973