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On December 22, 1912, First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson was born in Karnack, Texas

December 22

On December 22, 1912, First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson was born in Karnack, Texas. She may be best known for her efforts to beautify American highways with wildflowers and protect the environment.

Did you know? The First Lady received her nickname from a childhood nurse, who reportedly said “she’s as pretty as a lady bird!”

 

 

 

First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, Elizabeth Shoumatoff, 1968

-Written by Anna Zemaitaitis, Communications and Design Officer

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December 22
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