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Birthplace Stonewall, Texas
Born 08/27/1908
Children Robb, Lynda Bird Johnson
Johnson, Luci Bains
Deceased 01/22/1973
Deceased where Stonewall, Texas
Education Texas State University (1930)
Father Johnson, Samuel Ealy, Jr.
Mother Johnson, Rebekah Baines
Name Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Nationality American
Occupation President of the United States (1962-1969)
Vice President of the United States (1961-1963)
United States Senator (1949-1961)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1937-1949)

Othernames LBJ
Role Political
Spouse Johnson, Claudia Alta (Taylor), (1934-1973)
Titles & honors Presidential Medal of Freedom (Awarded posthumously in 1980)
Silver Star (Awarded in 1942)

Associated Records

Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Gina Houston's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Gina Houston's Interview

Gina Houston discusses growing up in east Austin, Texas in the 1970s and 80s in a politically active family, and people's perceptions and treatment of her as an African American, middle class child. She also talks about misconceptions about east Austin and its inhabitants, the gentrification and rising property taxes in east Austin, negative relations between law enforcement and minorities in Austin, and navigating in an Anglo world. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelo