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Eugene McDermott

Speaker: Eugene McDermott
Date: May 10, 1971
Residents of Texas who founded companies that later became known as Texas Instruments. Margaret Milam became acquainted with Johnson at Judge James Noel?s cocktail party in Houston while Johnson was a congressman. Then the McDermotts interacted with the Johnson family in Fredericksburg, when they were restoring a courthouse, and while Vice President Johnson was visiting Sweden and then Finland, Helsinki. The McDermotts? purely social connection with the Johnson family was fairly short.