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Future first lady and wife of Texas Congressman Lyndon Johnson, July 7, 1944,

Lady Bird Johnson

On July 7, 1944, future first lady and wife of Texas Congressman Lyndon Johnson launched the submarine U.S.S. Trench at the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Record Group 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, 1784 - 2000, Correspondence Concerning Ships, 1937 - 1954, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Sponsor for USS Tench (SS 417) Launch, 07/07/1944, National Archives Identifier: 7431685.

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