Lived: Dec 29, 1808 – Jul 31, 1875 (age 66)
Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Spouse: Eliza McCardle Johnson (m. 1827 – 1875)
Successor: David M. Key (Senator)
Parties: National Union Party · Republican Party · Democratic Party
Children: Martha Patterson (Daughter) · Mary Stover (Daughter) · Brig. Gen. Robert Johnson (USA) (Son) · Andrew “Frank” Johnson, Jr. (Son) · Charles Johnson, MD, USA (Son)Highlights
- 1827: In 1827, at the age of 18, he married 16-year-old Eliza McCardle, the daughter of a local shoemaker.
- 1829: Johnson helped organize a mechanics’ (working men’s) ticket in the 1829 Greeneville municipal election.
- 1865: Johnson traveled to Washington to be sworn in, although according to Gordon-Reed, “in light of what happened on March 4, 1865, it might have been better if Johnson had stayed in Nashville.”
- 1868: In January 1868, the Senate disapproved of his action, and reinstated Stanton, contending the President had violated the Tenure of Office Act.
- 1868: Stanton refused to leave his office, and on February 24, 1868, the House impeached the President for intentionally violating the Tenure of Office Act, by a vote of 128 to 47.
- 1875: Returning to Tennessee after his presidency, Johnson sought political vindication, and gained it in his eyes when he was elected to the Senate again in 1875 (the only former president to serve there), just months before his death.
Release year: 1966
Genre: Pop music, Contemporary Pop
Label: Capitol Records
Artist: The Beach Boys
Charles Everett Koop, MD (October 14, 1916 – February 25, 2013) was an American pediatric surgeon and public health administrator. He was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and served as the 13th Surgeon General of the United States under President Ronald Reagan from 1982 to 1989. According to the Associated Press, “Koop was the only surgeon general to become a household name.”
Koop was known for his work to prevent tobacco use, AIDS, and abortion, and for his support of the rights of disabled children.