Lyndon B. Johnson

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About Lyndon B. Johnson

36th President of the United States who took office in 1963 after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He was one of only a few politicians in American history to have served office as a representative, senator, vice president, and president.

Early life

During his time at Southwest Texas State Teachers’ College, he edited the school’s newspaper The College Star and was heavily involved in debate and campus politics.

Trivia

He helped battle racial discrimination, particularly by signing the Voting Rights Act, which prohibited racial discrimination in the voting process.

Family of Lyndon B. Johnson

His younger brother, Sam Houston Johnson, became famous for getting drunk and spilling information to the media. Sam was eventually put under Secret Service surveillance.

Close associates of Lyndon B. Johnson

His presidency’s greatest impediment was the Vietnam War, and he famously declared, after Walter Cronkite condemned the war on the CBS Evening News, “If I’ve lost Cronkite, I’ve lost Middle America.”

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James Madison

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About James Madison

The Father of the Constitution and fourth President of the United States who notably authored the United States Bill of Rights.

Early life

He chose to attend the College of New Jersey, which would become Princeton University, instead of the popular institution among Virginians of his day, the College of William & Mary, mainly because of the climate in which the school was located.

Trivia

He wrote the 85 Federalist Papers, which were essays that promoted the ratification of the United States Constitution, along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay.

Family of James Madison

His father, James Madison Sr., was a wealthy tobacco planter who owned a plantation, Mt. Pleasant. In 1794, he married Dolley Madison and adopted her son John Payne Todd.

Close associates of James Madison

He was the U.S. Secretary of State under President Thomas Jefferson.

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George H.W. Bush

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About George H.W. Bush

The 41st President of the United States who also served as vice president, congressman, ambassador, director of the CIA, and served in World War II. His son, George W. Bush, served as the 43rd President of the United States.

Early life

He founded the Bush-Overbey Oil Development company after graduating from Yale and became a millionaire by the time he was 40.

Trivia

He started The Points of Light Movement to promote volunteerism as a means of solving social and community problems. His presidency was remembered for the Gulf War and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Family of George H.W. Bush

He was born into a political family with his father, Prescott, serving as a U.S. senator. He married Barbara Bush in 1945 and fathered six children: George, Jeb, Neil, Dorothy, Marvin and Robin.

Close associates of George H.W. Bush

He and his successor, Bill Clinton, formed a strong bond after Clinton’s presidency ended.

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Abraham Lincoln

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About Abraham Lincoln

Sixteenth U.S. President who led the country through the horrific American Civil War and helped abolish slavery with the 13th amendment.

Early life

He and a friend purchased a small general store in New Salem, Illinois when he was 23, but they struggled to make it a success and Lincoln soon sold off his share.

Trivia

He and Democrat Stephen A. Douglas engaged in seven debates during the Senate campaign of 1858, which would become America’s most famous political debates.

Family of Abraham Lincoln

He married Mary Todd in November 1842 after having previously called off the engagement. His last descendant was grandson Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, who died in 1985.

Close associates of Abraham Lincoln

He was largely self-taught, gaining much of his education from reading and rereading such books as the King James Bible, John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, Aesop’s Fables, and Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography.

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Grover Cleveland

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About Grover Cleveland

The 22nd and 24th President of the United States who was the only Democrat elected president during the 1861-1913 era of Republican domination.

Early life

He was a prankster and an avid sportsman. He was also known for his unimpeachable character and integrity.

Trivia

He was the only president to be elected to two non-consecutive terms. His second term was unfortunately derailed by the Panic of 1893, something from which both he and the country struggled to recover.

Family of Grover Cleveland

His daughter, Esther Cleveland, was the first presidential child to be born in the White House.

Close associates of Grover Cleveland

He was succeeded in the presidency by William McKinley.

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John Tyler

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About John Tyler

Tenth U.S. president and the first to succeed a president because of the officeholder’s death. He led the way for the annexation of Texas in 1845.

Early life

He was raised with his two brothers and five sisters on Greenway Plantation in Virginia. He started practicing law when he was 19 years old.

Trivia

He was an adamant advocate of states’ rights and supported the Confederate government during the Civil War, serving in the Confederate House of Representatives until his death.

Family of John Tyler

He married twice, fathering eight children with his first wife and seven more with his second.

Close associates of John Tyler

He succeeded William Henry Harrison, who served as president for only 31 days before dying of complications caused by pneumonia.

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