Death of Lady Bird Johnson

December 22, 1912 - July 11, 2007
Austin, Texas | Age 94

Former first lady dies at 94
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Lady Bird Johnson, the former first lady who championed conservation and worked tenaciously for the political career of her husband, Lyndon B. Johnson, died Wednesday, a family spokeswoman said. She was 94.

Johnson, who suffered a stroke in 2002 that affected her ability to speak, returned home late last month after a week at Seton Medical Center, where she had been admitted for a low-grade fever.

She died Wednesday afternoon at her Austin home of natural causes. Elizabeth...

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