Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson in his naval uniform from World War II, in a photo from 1942. Johnson was already a Congressman when the war started in 1941; he served very briefly as a lieutenant commander in the South Pacific before President Franklin Roosevelt called all members of Congress to return to their legislative work.

From the collection of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum. (Photo serial number: 42-3-7)

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