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Document Details


Title: Lera Thomas (Mrs. Albert Thomas)
Local code: 74-47
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Collection: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Oral History Collection
Description: U.S. Congresswoman, Texas, March 26, 1966 to January 3, 1967; elected to Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Albert Thomas, who served from 1937 to 1966.
Extent: 25 pages
URL: http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/oralhistory.hom/ThomasL/Thomas-L.PDF
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thomas, Lera, 1900-1993
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Congresswoman
Age at speaking: 68
Document location: Houston, TX
Document date: 11-Oct-1968
Interviewer: McComb, David G.
People discussed: Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Organizations discussed: U.S. Congress; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; White House, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; Houston, TX; North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: District of Columbia; Houston, TX; Johnson, Lyndon B.; Johnson, Lyndon Baines, 1908-1973; LBJ; Lyndon Baines Johnson; North America; Oral history; Politicians; Texas; U.S. Congress; U.S. Congress. House of Representatives; United States; United States. Congress. House--History; United States. Congress--Elections; White House, Washington, DC; Women politicians
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0030156-33352