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John Glenn (III) (1921–2016)


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 »

Died:

(age 95) in Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Other Works:

TV commercial for The Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership (2005) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 7 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | 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

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Attended Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio; the same college which produced actress Agnes Moorehead. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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