“It’s like shooting the rapids, every moment a new struggle, every moment a new direction—trying to keep the craft level and away from the rocks, and still no water in sight.” Mrs. Johnson on life in the White House.
Born - December 22, 1912 in Karnack, Texas
Parents - Thomas Jefferson Taylor & Minnie Lee Pattillo Taylor
Married - November 17, 1934 to Lyndon Baines Johnson
- Lynda Bird (1944 – present),
Luci Baines (1947 – present)
Education –University of Texas Bachelor of Arts degree in 1933 & journalism degree in 1934
Occupation – Owner of radio/TV broadcasting companies, manager of family ranch, managed her husband’s congressional offices
Firsts - 1st wife to hold the Bible at the Inauguration.
Post White House residence - LBJ Ranch, Johnson City, Texas
Died - July 11, 2007 in West Lake Hills, Texas
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