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Overview (2)

Born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Birth NameJohn William Warner

Mini Bio (1)

John Warner was a government official who had served as Under secretary and then Secretary of the U.S. Navy during the Nixon Administration, 1972-1974, before he was appointed in 1974 to head up the federal government's American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. His marriage to Elizabeth Taylor, the movie legend, gave him enough celebrity clout to propel him to a seat in the U.S. Senate from Virginia. Confounding expectations, Warner turned out to be a fine senator, becoming a specialist in defense issues. His marriage to Liz didn't last, but his seat in the Senate remains secure.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

Spouse (3)

Jean Vander Myde (14 December 2003 - present)
Elizabeth Taylor (4 December 1976 - 5 November 1982) ( divorced)
Catherine Conover Mellon (7 August 1957 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trivia (9)

Secretary of the US Navy, 1972-1974.
Undersecretary of the US Navy, 1969-1972.
He graduated University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1953.
He graduated from Washington & Lee University in Virginia.
He was the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee in the Senate.
Headed the US government's American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, 1974-1976.
US Senator for Virginia, 1979-2009.
He was the distinguished guest speaker at the University of Virginia Commencement Ceremony in Charlottesville, Virginia. [May 2004]
With the death of Larry Fortensky on July 7, 2016, he is the last surviving former husband of Elizabeth Taylor.

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