PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 01/26/1967 CO-SIGNED BY: NICHOLAS DEB KATZENBACH - HFSID 277779
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LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON, CO-SIGNED BY: NICHOLAS KATZENBACH
LBJ signed this civil appointment in 1967, appointing Arthur E. Goldschmidt as Representative of the United Stated of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
Civil appointment signed "Lyndon Baines Johnson" as by Johnson as President and "Nicholas deb Katzenbach" by Katzenbach as Acting Secretary of State. 1 page, 20¾x17½, with 3¾-inch paper Great Seal of the United States at left. Washington, DC, Jan. 26, 1967. This document appointed Arthur E. Goldschmidt of New York as "Representative of the United Stated of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations". JOHNSON (1908-1973, born near Stonewall, Texas) became the 36th U.S. President (1963-1969) upon the assassination of John F. Kennedy, under whom Johnson had served as Vice President from 1961 to 1963. Johnson had previously served as a U.S. Representative (1937-1949) and U.S. Senator from Texas (1949-1960, resigning upon being elected Vice President). Johnson declined to run for a second term in 1968 due to the escalation of the Vietnam conflict. Former attorney Nicholas DeBelleville Katzenbach(1922-2012) served as Attorney General under Lyndon B. Johnson from February 11, 1965-October 2, 1966. A former associate professor at Yale (1952-1956) and professor of law at the University of Chicago (1956-1960), Katzenbach came to the U.S. Department of Justice as Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel (1961-1962) and was Deputy Attorney General from 1962-1965. He joined the United States Department of Justice in 1961 and confronted Alabama governor George Wallace when he attempted to keep two black students from attending the newly-desegregated University of Alabama on June 11, 1963. Wallace blocked the door of Foster Auditorium with his body and stood aside only after Katzenbach confronted him. Katzenbach, the co-author of The Political Foundations of International Law (1961), he later served as Under-Secretary of State from 1966-1969. Lightly toned and rippled, otherwise in fine condition.
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