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Johnson, Claudia Alta

Born: 1912 AD
Currently alive, at 107 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.