It was On This Day in 1875 that former President Andrew Johnson passed away. His death was the result of a stroke he suffered while visiting his daughter in Tennessee.
Johnson succeeded President Abraham Lincoln after he was assassinated in 1865. Johnson was the 17th president of the
. United States
Former President Andrew Johnson Dies History.com On This Day in History, 1875
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