Andrew Johnson

Post Presidency

What political office did Johnson gain in his post-presidency years?

Johnson lost a bid for the U.S. Senate in 1868, but he won election in 1874 to serve as a U.S. senator representing his home state of Tennessee. He served in the Senate until his death in 1871. He remains the only president to serve in the United States Senate after being president.


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