John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former U.S. senator, dies at 95

Dec 12, 2016

By Joe Hallett

His legend is otherworldly and now, at age 95, so is John Glenn.

An authentic hero and genuine American icon, Glenn died this afternoon surrounded by family at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus after a remarkably healthy life spent almost from the cradle with Annie, his beloved wife of 73 years, who survives.

He, along with fellow aviators Orville and Wilbur Wright and moon-walker Neil Armstrong, truly made Ohio first in flight.


Continue reading by clicking the name of the source below.

One comment on “John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former U.S. senator, dies at 95”

Leave a Reply

View our comment policy.