President Lyndon B. Johnson, August 27,1908 - January 22, 1973, 36th President of the United States and 37th Vice President. Johnson is one of only four people in Amerian history who served in all four elected federal offices: United States Representative, Senator, Vice President and President. He was additionally the Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minorty Leader and Senate Majority Whip. He is remembered for designing the "Great Society and laws that upheld President Kennedy's Civil Rights legislation, plus Medicare, Medicaid, and the War on Poverty. Here is a signed letter from the United States Senate, Office of the Democratic Leader, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1959 to Bill Sutton of Beaumont, Texas, regarding the nomination of John Tucker as Federal Judge for Texas.