Johnson, Claudia Alta

Born: Dec 22, 1912 AD
Currently alive, at 102 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: First Ladies

US wife of Lyndon Johnson


1934 - She married Lyndon Johnson in Saint Mark's Episcopal Church on the 17th of November.


1963-1969 - Became the First Lady.


1970 - She focused her attention on the Austin, Texas riverfront area through her involvement in the Town Lake Beautification Project


1999 - Was hospitalized for a fainting spell on the 11st of November.  


1973 - After President Johnson died, she remained in the public eye, honoring her husband and other Presidents.


Kennedy Center Honorary Chair.


National Geographic Society trustee emeritus.


1977 - Presidential Medal of Freedom.


1989 - Congressional Gold Medal.


1970 - She published a memoir, White House Diary.


1993 - Her health began to fail. She suffered a minor stroke in August and became legally blind due to macular degeneration.


Peabody for "A Visit to Washington

with Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson on Behalf of a More Beautiful America" (1966)


2006 - Lady Bird Johnson made a rare public appearance at the renovation announcement of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum on the 13th of October.

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