Person:John Glenn (17)

     
Col. John Herschel Glenn
m. 25 May 1918
  1. John Hershel Glenn, Jr1920 - 1920
  2. Col. John Herschel Glenn1921 - 2016
  3. Dorothy Jean Glenn1926 - 2006
Facts and Events
Name Col. John Herschel Glenn
Gender Male
Birth? 18 Jul 1921 Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States
Census[1] 1 Apr 1930 Union, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
Education[7][10] 1939-1942 Muskingum, Muskingum, Ohio, United StatesMuskingum College
Education[7] New Concord, Guernsey, Ohio, United StatesNew Concord High School
Census[2] 1 Apr 1940 Union, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
Occupation[6] 20 Feb 1962 astronaut, the first American to orbit the Earth
Occupation[8][10] 1965-1970 president, Royal Crown Cola
Occupation[6] 1974-1998 Ohio, United StatesUnited States Senator (Democrat)
Military[6][10] Marine Corps fighter pilot, World War II and Korean War
Occupation[6][10] 1998 astronaut, payload specialist, the oldest person to fly in space at the age of 77
Death[3][4] 8 Dec 2016 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
Burial[5][9] 6 Apr 2017 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States


source: Wikipedia

"Godspeed, John Glenn!" Astronaut Scott Carpenter, 20 Feb 1962

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References
  1. Muskingum, Ohio, United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule: Fifteenth Census of the United States, NARA Microfilm Publication T626. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), Roll 1858, Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, ED 34, Sheet 3A, Family 53, Lines 1-4.
  2. Muskingum, Ohio, United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule: Sixteenth Census of the United States, NARA Microfilm Publication T627. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration), Roll 3122, Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, ED 60-36, Sheet 1A, Family 9, Lines 36-39.
  3. John Glenn, American Hero of the Space Age, Dies at 95, in The New York Times. (New York, New York), https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/08/us/john-glenn-dies.html?_r=0, 8 Dec 2016.
  4. Obituary for John H Glenn, in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Dispatch. (Columbus, Ohio), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?pid=183047811, 11 Dec 2016.
  5. John Glenn, in Find A Grave.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Dayton Daily News. (Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States), A22, 11 Dec 2016.

    author: Merle F.Wilberding
    title: Godspeed, John Glenn: An Uncommon Common Man - John Glenn in Dayton

  7. 7.0 7.1 Dayton Daily News. (Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States), A8, 30 Oct 1998.

    au:Tom Beyerlein
    ti: PROUD TOWN VIEWS LAUNCH - * Old friends, Glenn's alma mater Muskingum College and John Glenn High watch latest feat

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    Dayton Daily News. (Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States), Z1, 9 Dec 2016.
    au:John Faherty reprint from The Cincinnati Enquirer
    ti:AMERICAN HERO - Combat fighter pilot made history by rocketing into the future as a pioneer of space travel JOHN GLENN 1921- 2016

  9. Dayton Daily News. (Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States), A2, 7 Apr 2017.

    au: Jessica Wehrman
    ti: American hero Glenn interred at Arlington
    The date of his burial (7 April 2017) would have been the Glenns’ 74th wedding anniversary.

  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Cable News Network.