Former U.S. President Andrew Johnson dies in Tennessee 140 years ago this hour (July 31 1875)

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(Tuesday, July 31, 1875, 2:00 a.m. local time)Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United States (1865-1869), died today at Carter’s Station, near Elizabethton, Tennessee, of a stroke. Johnson, who was a U.S. Senator at the time of his death, was 66.

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