|Name||Luci Baines Johnson Turpin|
, , United States
|| July 10, 1947
|Last Modifed||Thomas Walker|
Jan 21, 2008 05:34am
|Info||Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin (born July 2, 1947) is the younger daughter of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, the former Claudia Alta Taylor (known as Lady Bird Johnson). |
Although her father was a member of the Disciples of Christ, her mother was an Episcopalian, and she and her older sister, Lynda Bird, were raised as Episcopalians. Luci converted to Catholicism at the age of eighteen and was conditionally baptized.
At the age of nineteen, Luci Baines Johnson married Patrick John Nugent (July 8, 1943) in a high-profile wedding at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D. C., on August 6, 1966. They had four children: Patrick Lyndon Nugent (June 21, 1967), now a pilot in San Antonio, Nicole Marie Nugent (January 11, 1970), Rebekah Johnson Nugent (July 10, 1974) and Claudia Taylor Nugent (March 3, 1976). The Nugents later divorced, and the marriage judged annulled by the Catholic Church in August 1979.
On March 3, 1984, at the Johnson Ranch near Austin, Texas, she married Ian Johnstone Turpin (born 1944), a Scottish-born Canadian financier; he is now president of the LBJ Holding Company. By him, she has a stepson.
Today, Luci is Chairman of the Board and "hands on" manager of the LBJ Holding Company, her family's multimillion-dollar media empire.
She has served on multiple civic boards, raising funds for the American Heart Association, acting as trustee of Boston University, and as a member of the advisory board of the Center for Battered Women.
She was born July 2, 1947 - . Though just a teenager, Luci Baines Johnson married Pat Nugent in a high profile wedding. They had four children: Lyndon Nugent, now an attorney in San Antonio, Nicole, Rebekah and Claudia. The Nugent marriage was annulled in 1979. Today, Luci is Chairman of the Board and "hands on" manager of the LBJ Holding Company, a multimillion dollar media empire. She is married to Canadian financier Ian Turpin. She has served on multiple civic boards, raising funds for the American Heart Association, acting as trustee of Boston University, and as a member of the advisory board of the Center for Battered Women.