31 July 2015

On This Day: Former President dies


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. 

Source:
Former President Andrew Johnson Dies  History.com On This Day in History, 1875 
 
Photo: Wikipedia

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
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