Who was the only President to be sworn into office by a woman? – 2017


Who was the only President to be sworn into office by a woman?

Lyndon Johnson

Answer: Lyndon Johnson was the first only president to be sworn in by a woman, U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes. The first inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson was held aboard Air Force One following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The swearing-in ceremony administered by Judge Hughes in an Air Force One conference room represented the first time that a woman administered the presidential oath of office as well as the only time it was conducted on an airplane.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz ˈdʒɒnsən/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963. Johnson was a Democrat from Texas, who served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961. He spent six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader, and two as Senate Majority Whip.

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