Seventeenth President of the United States


Andrew Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 - July 31, 1875) was the sixteenth Vice President (1865) and the seventeenth President of the United States (1865-1869), succeeding to the presidency upon the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. ..."


29 Dec 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina


31 Jul 1875, in Greeneville, Tennessee


Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States, by Murray Rothbard, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, 1995
Historical account of the evolution of the United States Civil Service and attempts to reform it, from its beginnings through the early 20th century
"... in March 1867, Congress passed the Tenure of Office Act over Johnson's veto, providing ... that the President could not remove any officer ... without Senate approval. Indeed, it was Johnson's insistence on firing the Radical Edwin M. Stanton as Secretary of War that brought the House to impeach Johnson ..."