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The Dowling Family Tree with a half million relatives, contains thousands of pictures and over a thousand GeneaStars. We are all related!

Le Dowling arbre généalogique avec les parents d'un demi-million, contient des milliers de photos et plus d'un millier GeneaStars. Nous sommes tous liés!


John Herschel Glenn
Sen.

  • Born 18 July 1921 - Cambridge, OH
  • Deceased 8 December 2016 - Columbus, Franklin Co., OH , age at death: 95 years old
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married (1918)
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Linked to: Timothy Michael Dowling, 16th cousin 4x removed
GLENN, John Herschel, Jr., a Senator from Ohio; born in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, July 18, 1921; educated in the public schools of New Concord, Ohio; graduated, Muskingum College; served in the United States Marine Corps 1942-1965; test pilot; joined the United States space program in 1959, having been selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts; in February 1962, became the first American to orbit the Earth; unsuccessful candidate in 1964 to the United States Senate; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in November 1974, for the term commencing January 3, 1975; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 24, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Howard M. Metzenbaum for the term ending January 3, 1975; reelected in 1980, 1986, and again in 1992 for the term ending January 3, 1999; not a candidate for reelection in 1998; chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses); returned to space as payload specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, October 29 to November 7, 1998.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                           _____| 4_ John Comin Glenn 1852-1927
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|2_ John Herschel Glenn 1895-1966
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|                        \                              _____| 10_ Thomas White 1830-1893
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|                          ¯¯¯¯¯| 5_ Mary Margaret White 1852-1919
|                                                     \                             _____| 22_ Adam Shriver 1788-1861
|                                                      ¯¯¯¯¯| 11_ Jane Shriver 1834-1912
|                                                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯| 23_ Delilah Gordon 1790-1871
|--1_ John Herschel Glenn, Sen. 1921-2016
|                                                                                   _____| 24_ Alexander H. Sproat 1796-1870
|                                                       _____| 12_ Joseph Newton Sproat 1832-1912
|                                                      /                            ¯¯¯¯¯| 25_ Elizabeth Dorcas Craft 1803-1883
|                          _____| 6_ Charles Alvah Sproat ca 1850-1914
|                         /                           \                             _____| 26_ Robert Milliken 1793-1855
|                        /                             ¯¯¯¯¯| 13_ Elizabeth Milliken ca 1830-1914
|                       /                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯| 27_ Ann McNitt 1796-1835
|3_ Clara Sproat 1897-1971
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                         \                              _____| 14_ William Burns Johnson 1826-1885
                          \                            /
                           ¯¯¯¯¯| 7_ Jennie May Johnson 1854-1919
                                                       \                            _____| 30_ Alexander Laughlin 1805-1889
                                                        ¯¯¯¯¯| 15_ Deborah Laughlin 1828-1902
                                                                                    ¯¯¯¯¯| 31_ Sarah Robe 1806-1885


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