Death of Cecil Stoughton

January 18, 1920 - November 3, 2008
Merritt Island, Florida | Age 88

White House photographer for John F. Kennedy
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NEW YORK - Cecil Stoughton, the White House photographer who shot the iconic image of Lyndon Johnson taking the oath of office after John F. Kennedy was assassinated, has died. He was 88.

Stoughton died Monday evening at his home on Merritt Island, Fla., his son Jamie Stoughton said.

The photo he took of the swearing-in ceremony aboard Air Force One, Johnson with his hand raised and a stunned Jacqueline Kennedy looking on, became the most famous in his five years, 1961-65, as...

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