The Swearing In of

Lyndon Baines Johnson

November 22, 1963
Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to Lyndon Baines Johnson by the Honorable Sarah T. Hughes, U.S. District Judge of the Northern District of Texas.

Facts, Firsts &

Precedents

  • Johnson assumed the Presidency upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas.

  • First time a woman administered the oath of office (U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes swore in Johnson on Air Force One).

  • First and only time a President took the oath of office on an airplane.

Location
Conference Room aboard Air Force One
Love Field Dallas, TX
Weather
Unknown
Bible
Unknown