Biography - A Short Wiki
Astronaut and senator who in 1962 was the first American to orbit the Earth and in 1998 became the oldest person to go to space. He was a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom, among several other distinctions.
He married Annie Glenn in 1943. He and Annie had a daughter named Carolyn and a son named John.
How did John Glenn die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||95 years|
|Birthday||July 18, 1921|
|Death date||December 8, 2016|
|Place of death||The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States|
If people like Edison had waited to make every – or Ben Franklin or some of those people had waited to solve every problem on Earth before they did their research or before they were curious about doing something new, we’d never have made a lot of the progress we have.John Glenn
I’m not interested in my legacy. I made up a word: ‘live-acy.’ I’m more interested in living.John Glenn
I was hooked on aviation, made model airplanes, and never thought I would be able to fly myself. It cost too much. But then World War II came along and changed all that.John Glenn
Any administration foolish enough to call ketchup a vegetable cannot be expected to cut the mustard.John Glenn
It has been my observation that the happiest of people, the vibrant doers of the world, are almost always those who are using – who are putting into play, calling upon, depending upon-the greatest number of their God-given talents and capabilities.John Glenn