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U.S. Vice President Lyndon Johnson draws crowd at
Seattle's Century 21

 

LBJ at World's Fair, Seattle

exclusive photo from Greater Seattle News Bureau. Photo by Forde Photographers

Listening to the invocation for New York Day being given by the Rev. Cornelius Power, are (left to right) World's Fair Commission Chairman Edward E. Carlson, World's Fair President Joe Gandy, U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson, Washington's Governor Al Rosellini, Episcopalian Bishop Lewis, and Plaza Coordinator Jack Gordon.

 

 

LBJ at World's Fair, Seattle  

exclusive photo from Greater Seattle News Bureau. Photo by Forde Photographers

World's Fair Commission Chairman Edward E. Carlson, World's Fair President Joe Gandy, U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Washington State Governor Al Rosellini, Bishop Lewis, Astronaut John Glenn, and Fr. Cornelius Power during the New York Day presentation at the Plaza of the States on May 10,  1962. Plaza Coordinator and emcee Jack Gordon can be seen between Glenn and Fr. Power.

 

LBJ at World's Fair, Seattle

exclusive photo from Greater Seattle News Bureau.
 Photo by Forde Photographers

Following the ceremony shown above, Rosellini, Johnson, Magnuson, Carlson, Glenn, and  Gandy admire the plaque that was sited between the two flagpoles at the top of the Plaza of the States.

 

Nice Thank you letter from Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Jack sent pictures to Vice President Johnson. LBJ was sorry he had such a rushed time in Seattle. He also sent Jack back an autographed picture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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