Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade
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Maj. John H. Glenn Jr. USMC on Oct 4th 1957 | Sen. John Glenn Jr. | Colonel John Glenn | Lt. Col. John Glenn | Sen. John Glenn | Senator John Glenn
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Appeared in uniform with ten year old singer and actor Eddie Hodges
as a contestant on a very popular Oct 4th 1957 episode of "Name That Tune" (1953) (TV series) after achieving international fame for setting the worlds record for the fastest trans-coastal flight in the USA. He and Hodges were teammates and split the grand prize of 25,000 dollars after successfully appearing on that much beloved ...