John Glenn (Astronaut) Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Death Cause & More
Bio Real NameJohn Herschel Glenn Jr. NicknameNot Known ProfessionAviator, Engineer, Astronaut, Politician Awards and HonorsAir Medal World War II Victory Medal Korean Service Medal National Defense Service Medal Navy Occupation Service Medal Hubbard Medal Navy Unit Commendation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation China Service Medal United Nations Korea Medal Distinguished Flying Cross Congressional Space Medal of Honor NASA Distinguished Service Medal Presidential Medal of Freedom Congressional Gold Medal Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal Presidential Unit Citation Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 175 cm in meters- 1.75 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 9” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg in Pounds- 163 lbs Eye ColorGreyish Hair ColorWhite (Old age) and Brown (Young age) Personal Life Date of Birth18 July 1921 Date of Death8 December 2016 Death CauseNot Known Age (as in 2016)95 Years Birth PlaceCambridge, Ohio, U.S. Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer NationalityAmerican HometownCambridge, Ohio, USA SchoolNot Known CollegeNew Concord High School, Muskingum College Educational QualificationsGraduation and Engineering degree FamilyFather- John Herschel Glenn, Sr. Mother- Clara Teresa Glenn Brothers- Not Known Sisters- Not Known ReligionPresbyterian HobbiesStudying Science Girls, Affairs and More Marital StatusMarried Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known Wife/SpouseAnnie Glenn (m. 1943) ChildrenSon- John David Glenn Daughter- Carolyn Ann Glenn Money Factor Net Worth$5 million
Some Lesser Known Facts About John Glenn
Does John Glenn smoke?: Not Known
Does John Glenn drink alcohol?: Not Known
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, John entered the Naval Aviation Cadet Program, and ultimately flew 59 combat missions in the Pacific during World War II.
He is the 1st US senator to orbit the Earth, the 3rd American in space and 5th person in space.
He orbited the Earth in Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962.
From 1974 to 1999, he represented Ohio in the United States Senate.