NextPrevious

Lyndon B. Johnson

Presidency

How did Johnson become president?

Lyndon Baines Johnson became the thirty-sixth president of the United States when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, as part of a motorcade rally. Johnson was riding two cars behind President Kennedy. Later that day, Johnson took the oath of office and became president.



Close

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Presidents Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App