Children of Lyndon Johnson

Portrait of the Johnson family

Lyndon Baines Johnson was born in Texas but spent much of his career in Washington, D.C. He married Claudia “Lady Bird” Alta Taylor in 1934; she was one of America’s most active First Ladies, tirelessly advocating for her husband and career; her most lasting achievement was the Highway Beautification Act well as … Read more

Policies of Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson

Policies of Lyndon Johnson Lyndon B. Johnson was propelled to the presidency as a result of the assassination incident of JFK. Johnson, generally regarded as one of his generation’s most knowledgeable and talented leaders, would quit office five years later as one of America’s least influential presidents. The man who had risen … Read more

The personality of Lyndon Johnson

Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

The personality of Lyndon Johnson Lyndon B. Johnson’s idea for the American people and their fellow men worldwide was “A Great Society.” During Johnson’s first years in office, he enacted one of the most comprehensive reform programs in the United States history. He continued the increasingly increasing struggle to restrain Communist encroachment … Read more

Brief Biography of Lyndon Johnson

Portrait of Lyndon Johnson

On August 27, 1908, in Stonewall, Texas, Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. and Rebekah Baines Johnson gave birth to Lyndon Baines Johnson. The couple had five children. The Johnson family, noted for farming and ranching, had settled in Texas before the Civil War, and in the aftermath, founded the nearby town of Johnson … Read more