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The Vice Presidents are listed in chronological order.

For facts about and links to any Vice President, click on the name:

John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Aaron Burr
George Clinton
Elbridge Gerry
Daniel D. Tompkins
John C. Calhoun
Martin Van Buren
Richard Mentor Johnson
John Tyler
George Mifflin Dallas
Millard Fillmore
William Rufus King
John C. Breckinridge
Hannibal Hamlin
Andrew Johnson
Schuyler Colfax
Henry Wilson
William Wheeler
Chester Alan Arthur
Thomas Hendricks
Levi Parsons Morton
Adlai E. Stevenson
Garret A. Hobart
Theodore Roosevelt
Charles W. Fairbanks
James Sherman
Thomas Marshall
Calvin Coolidge
Charles G. Dawes
Charles Curtis
John Nance Garner
Henry A. Wallace
Harry S. Truman
Alben W. Barkley
Richard M. Nixon
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hubert H. Humphrey
Spiro T. Agnew
Gerald R. Ford
Nelson Rockefeller
Walter Mondale
George Bush
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney



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    The Vice Presidents
    of the United States

Lyndon B. Johnson  
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hubert H. Humphrey  
Hubert H. Humphrey
Spiro T. Agnew  
Spiro T. Agnew

Lyndon B. Johnson    Served under John F. Kennedy from 1961-1963

The Thirty-Seventh Vice President

Born: August 27, 1908
Died: January 22, 1973
State: Texas
Party: Democrat

--Graduated from Southwest Texas State Teachers College (1930).
--High school teacher (1930-31).
--Legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Richard M. Kleberg, Democrat of Texas (1932-35).
--State director of National Youth Administration (1935-37).
--U.S. House of Representatives from Texas (1937-48).
--Unsuccessful campaign for U.S. Senate from Texas (1941).
--Served in the Naval Reserve while also a Congressman during World War II.
--U.S. Senate from Texas (1949-61).
--Senate Minority Whip (1951-53).
--Senate Minority Leader (1953-55).
--Senate Majority Leader (1955-61).
--Campaigned unsuccessfully for the Democrat nomination for President (1960).
--Vice President of the United States (1961-63).
--President of the United States (1963-69).
--The eighth Vice President to be elevated to the Presidency because of the death of a President.
--Declined to run for re-election in 1968, a decision influenced by national divisions over the Vietnam War.
--Retired to his ranch.
Johnson Links:

*White House Page.
*C-SPAN Page.
*Internet Public Library Page.
*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*From Education to Politics.
*Congressman Johnson.
*Commander Johnson.
*Senator Johnson.
*Majority Leader, 1955.
*The Influential Senator Johnson.
*1960 Presidential Election.
*Uncle Cornpone.
*JFK Assassinated.
*1964 Presidential Election.
*Foreign and Domestic.
*War and Poverty.
*Flawed Giant.
*The Johnson White House.
*The Great Society.
*Great Society Programs.
*The Civil Rights Movement.
*The Civil Rights Act of 1964.
*The Voting Rights Act of 1965.
*The 60's.
*The New Hampshire Democratic Primary, 1968.
*The Nomination of My Party.
*The Johnson Tapes.
*Success and Failure.
*Historic Site.
*Johnson Library.
*Johnson Space Center.
*Richard M. Kleberg Page.
*Sam Rayburn Page.
*Eugene McCarthy Page.
*President John F. Kennedy.

Hubert H. Humphrey    Served under Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965-1969

The Thirty-Eighth Vice President

Born: May 27, 1911
Died: January 13, 1978
State: Minnesota (b. South Dakota)
Party: Democrat

--Graduated from a six-month course at the Denver College of Pharmacy (1933).
--Pharmacist (1933-37).
--Graduated from the University of Minnesota (1939).
--Professor of Political Science, University of Louisiana (1939-40).
--Mayor of Minneapolis, MN (1945-48).
--U.S. Senate from Minnesota (1949-64).
--Senate Majority Whip (1961-64).
--Vice President of the United States (1965-69).
--Unsuccessful campaign as Democrat nominee for President in 1968.
--Defeated by former Vice President Richard M. Nixon in the 1968 election for President.
--U.S. Senate from Minnesota (1971-78).
--Died while serving as Senator.
Humphrey Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*The LBJ Library's Humphrey Page.
*Humphrey's Father.
*Pharmacist and Political Scientist.
*Mayor Humphrey.
*1948 Convention Speech.
*Senator Humphrey.
*Anti-Communist Liberal.
*The Influential Senator Humphrey.
*Passing the Civil Rights Act.
*1964 Presidential Election.
*Bobby's Assassination.
*The Siege of Chicago.
*Dump the Hump.
*War and Votes.
*Election of 1968.
*1968 Presidential Election.
*The Humphrey-Hawkins Act.
*Belated Disgnosis.
*The Humphrey Institute.
*The Humphrey Cancer Center.
*The Metrodome.
* The Farmer-Labor Party.
*George Wallace Page.
*Robert F. Kennedy Page.
*Martin Luther King, Jr Page.
*President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Spiro T. Agnew    Served under Richard M. Nixon from 1969-1973

The Thirty-Ninth Vice President

Born: November 9, 1918
Died: Sept. 17, 1996
State: Maryland
Party: Republican

--Studied chemistry at Johns Hopkins University (1937).
--Served as a Company Commander with the Tenth Armored Division in World War II (1942-46).
--Graduated from University of Maryland law school (1947).
--Admitted to the Maryland bar (1947).
--Chairman of the Baltimore County Board of Zoning Appeals (1958-61).
--Unsuccessful candidate for Baltimore County Circuit Judge (1960).
--Baltimore County Executive (1962-66).
--Governor of Maryland (1967-69).
--Vice President of the United States (1969-73).
--The second of two Vice Presidents to resign that office--the other was Calhoun--he did so in the face of charges of corruption while serving as Governor of Maryland.
--Subsequent to his resignation, he pleaded no contest to charges of income tax evasion in U.S. District Court, Baltimore, MD, and received three years of probation.
--Wrote a novel and a memoir and became an international business consultant after leaving office.
Agnew Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Johns Hopkins Alum.
*County Executive Agnew.
*Maryland Governor.
*Baltimore Riots.
*Campaign Style.
*1968 Presidential Election.
*Law and Order.
*Agnew Now.
*The Clown.
*1972 Presidential Election.
*An Envelope Filled With Cash.
*No Contest.
*Pat Buchanan on Agnew.
*Nattering Nabobs.
*Spiro Wrist Watch.
*President Richard M. Nixon.

To see the fact sheet and links for a Vice President, click on his last name:
Introduction   Adams, Jefferson, Burr,   Clinton, Gerry, Tompkins,   Calhoun, Van Buren, RM Johnson,   Tyler, Dallas, Fillmore,   King, Breckenridge, Hamlin,   A Johnson, Colfax, Wilson,   Wheeler, Arthur, Hendricks,   Morton, Stevenson, Hobart,   Roosevelt, Fairbanks, Sherman   Marshall, Coolidge, Dawes,   Curtis, Garner, Wallace,   Truman, Barkley, Nixon   LB Johnson, Humphrey, Agnew,   Ford, Rockefeller, Mondale,   Bush, Quayle, Gore, Cheney.   2000 Nominees.