An enduring friendship
Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley maintained a close relationship with President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who served from 1963 to 1969. The president often sought the mayor’s advice on urban policy and for recommendations on whom to appoint for important federal offices.
President Lyndon B. Johnson wearing checked shirt and cowboy hat, inscription reads, “To Sis and Dick Daley, Devoted friends and two of the most noble public servants that I have known, with affection and respect, Lyndon B. Johnson,” 1972. RJD_04_01_0052_0022_014