Who was the first wife of a president to hold the Bible at her husband’s swearing-in?

Who was the first wife of a president to hold the Bible at her husband’s swearing-in?



Lady Bird Johnson




Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson was First Lady of the United States, 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.




Born: 22 December 1912, Karnack, Texas, United States
Died: 11 July 2007, West Lake Hills, Texas, United States
Full name: Claudia Alta Taylor
Spouse: Lyndon B. Johnson (m. 1934–1973)

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