The following morning, kennedy called the johnson suite lady bird johnson answered the phone, then told her husband who was calling and that she felt certain kennedy was going to ask lbj to run as vice president with him she implored him not to accept after consultation with mrs johnson and rayburn, lbj accepted.
Mrs johnson was born claudia alta taylor in the east texas town of karnack on december 22, 1912 her father, thomas jefferson taylor, was owner of a general store her mother, minnie pattillo taylor, died when claudia was five years old legend has it that a nursemaid said claudia was as purty as a lady bird the nickname stuck for life.
Despite her legal name of claudia, mrs johnson has been known as lady bird since childhood, when her nursemaid alice tittle commented that she was as purty as a lady bird it is unclear what kind of reference this may have been. Lady bird taylor entered the university of texas in 1930 and received a bachelor of arts degree in 1933 with a major in history in 1934 she earned a journalism degree after a whirlwind courtship, claudia alta taylor and lyndon baines johnson were married on november 17, 1934 at saint mark's episcopal church in san antonio, texas. A profile of lady bird johnson, us first lady 1963-1969, who was known for her work in her white house years and later for beautification.
Claudia taylor (lady bird) johnson christened claudia alta taylor when she was born in a country mansion near karnack, texas, she received her nickname lady bird as a small child and as lady bird she was known and loved throughout america. The daughter of thomas jefferson taylor, a prosperous businessman, and minnie patillo taylor, claudia alta taylor was nicknamed “lady bird” on the suggestion of a family nursemaid after her mother’s death in 1918, lady bird was raised by an aunt who came to live with the family. Claudia alta taylor lady bird johnson (december 22, 1912 – july 11, 2007) was first lady of the united states (1963–69), as the wife of the 36th president of the. Johnson, claudia alta taylor [lady bird] (1912–2007) first lady of the united states (1963–1969), daughter of thomas jefferson taylor and minnie (pattillo) taylor, claudia alta taylor was born in karnack, texas, on december 22, 1912. Claudia alta taylor johnson (lady bird), 1962 courtesy of the library of congress image available on the internet and included in accordance with title 17 usc section 107.
Claudia alta taylor “lady bird” johnson served as first lady of the united states (1963–1969) as the wife of president lyndon b johnson a shrewd investor and manager, she broke ground for the role by interacting with congress directly and advocating strongly for beautifying the nation’s cities and highways. Claudia alta taylor lady bird johnson (december 22, 1912 – july 11, 2007) was first lady of the united states (1963–69), as the wife of the 36th president of the united states, lyndon b.
With lbj's ascendance to the vice presidency, (20 january, 1961 to 22 november, 1963) lady bird johnson became the nation's second lady often with only a moment's notice, she substituted for the first lady at scheduled events, when jacqueline kennedy was unable to appear. Lady bird johnson, née claudia alta taylor, (born dec 22, 1912, karnack, texas, us—died july 11, 2007, austin, texas), american first lady (1963–69), the wife of lyndon b johnson, 36th president of the united states, and an environmentalist noted for her emphasis on beautification.
Claudia alta lady bird johnson (née taylor december 22, 1912 – july 11, 2007) was an american socialite and the first lady of the united states (1963–1969) as the wife of the 36th president of the united states, lyndon b johnson.
Claudia alta taylor lady bird johnson (december 22, 1912 – july 11, 2007) was first lady of the united states (1963–69), as the wife of the 36th president of the united states, lyndon b johnson notably well-educated for a woman of her era, she proved a capable manager and a shrewd investor. Us first lady lady bird johnson was born claudia alta taylor in karnack, texas, on december 22, 1912 as a child, a family nurse declared that claudia taylor was as pretty as a ladybird the nickname stuck.