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John Glenn (III)

John Glenn was an Officer of United States Marines with the rank of Major before chosen to become part of the Mercury 7 program. He was awarded five Distinguished Flying Crosses. Made record setting Coast to Coast flights in the late 1950s. He named his spacecraft (capsule) Friendship 7 and it is on display at the Smithsonian Institute Air and Space... See full bio »

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Future Flight
Future Flight Himself
The 71st Annual Academy Awards
The 71st Annual Academy Awards Himself - Presenter
Shuttle Discovery's Last Mission
Shuttle Discovery's Last Mission Himself - Astronaut, 1959-1962 & 1998


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Other Works:

Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maj. John H. Glenn Jr. | 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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[to his wife Annie as he left to become the first American to orbit Earth] I'm going down to the corner to buy some chewing gum. See more »


Was Ted Williams' "Wingman" during the Korean War. See more »

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