Telegram Greeting John Nance Garner on His 97th Birthday.
I HAVE BEEN wishing you "Happy Birthday" for as long as I can remember. But each time it is an even happier privilege to be counted among the thousands of your friends who are thinking of you and wishing you well. I hope you enjoy this one and many more to come.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
[Vice President John Nance Garner, Uvalde, Texas]
Note: The telegram was read by Bill D. Moyers, Special Assistant to the President, at his news conference at 9:10 a.m. on Monday, November 22, 1965, at Austin, Tex. It was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Telegram Greeting John Nance Garner on His 97th Birthday. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/240993