Bio: Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999) was a civil rights activist and a friend of Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson. She was a relief worker during the Great Depression, worked as a lobbyist and campaign worker for Progressive Party candidate Henry Wallace in the 1940s, ran as a candidate for governor of Virginia in 1948, and worked as a civil rights activist in Montgomery, Alabama in the 1950s and 1960s.
LBJ Connection: Long-time friend of the Johnsons and civil rights activist
Durr, Virginia Foster, 1903-1999,
Biographical info page,
LBJ Presidential Library,
accessed June 19, 2019,