Beverly Johnson

by stlucas on October 31, 2016

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Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 13, 1952

*African-American, possibly Blackfoot Native American (father)
*Louisiana Creole [African, French, possibly other] (mother)

Beverly Johnson is an American model, actress, and businessperson. She is known for being the first African-American model to appear in the cover of Vogue magazine in the U.S.

Beverly is the daughter of Gloria K. (Ledoux) and Henry L. Johnson, Jr.

In the book New York Times The Times of the Seventies: The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade, edited by Clybe Haberman, it is written:

Beverly has interesting blood lines: Her father, a machine operator, is part
Blackfoot Indian, and her mother, a surgical technician, is a Louisiana Creole.

Beverly’s mother is pictured here.


Obituary of Beverly’s mother –

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stlucas April 7, 2017 at 8:50 pm

*African American, possibly Blackfoot Native American (father)
*Louisiana Creole (African, French, possibly other) (mother)

stlucas April 6, 2017 at 10:59 pm

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