Lyndon B. Johnson

The Greatest U.S. President

Lyndon B. Johnson's early life and political career

Lyndon was a very intelligent young man. He grew to be a very young and respectable teacher in Texas at the age of 20. At the age of 23 he became a congressional secretary and that is where he was able to learn about politics. Johnson then started climbing the ladder in politics. In order, he was a Texas representative, senator, party whip, minority party leader, majority party leader, vice president, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, became president.