U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, one of the most prominent Democrats from the Dallas area, died on Sunday at the age of 88. 

The Dallas Morning News also confirmed her death with an unnamed source close to the family. No cause of death was given.

Johnson was born in Waco and grew up in the segregated South. Dallas’ once-segregated Union Station was renamed in her honor in 2019. 

She served in the U.S. House for three decades after becoming the first registered nurse elected to Congress and…


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