SWEARING IN OF LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON
November 22, 1963
Lyndon Baines Johnson became the 36th President of the United States upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas.
OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Lyndon Baines Johnson by the Honorable Sarah T. Hughes, U.S. District Judge of the Northern District of Texas.
Conference Room aboard Air Force One
Love Field Dallas, TX
FACTS, FIRSTS, & PRECEDENTS
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.