Johnson, Claudia Alta

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Born: Dec 22, 1912 AD
Currently alive, at 101 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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