Lady Bird Johnson
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December 22, 1912
Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson was First Lady
of the United States from 1963 to 1969, having been the wife of U.S.
President Lyndon B. Johnson. Throughout her life, she was an advocate
for beautification of the nation's cities and highways and conservation
of natural resources, and made that her major initiative as First Lady.
After leaving the White House in 1969 and her husband's death in 1973,
Lady Bird became an entrepreneur, creating the $150 million LBJ Holdings
Company, and was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and
the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honors.
Died: July 11, 2007 (age 94)
In June 2007, Johnson spent six days in Seton Hospital in Austin
after suffering from a low-grade fever. She died at home of natural
causes, surrounded by members of her family and Catholic priest Father
Robert Scott. She was 94
Where are they buried?
- El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, Texas
- Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Texas
- LBJ Ranch - Johnson Family Cemetery, Stonewall, Texas