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Jerry Lon Litton
Birth: May 12, 1937
Death: Aug. 3, 1976

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Missouri in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1972 until his death in 1976. He had won a primary election for a Senate seat, and was flying to Kansas City, Missouri to celebrate the victory with his wife Sharon Ann Litton, son Scott Stuart Litton, and daughter Linda Lorraine Litton. The plane crashed, and the four Litton's were killed, along with the pilot and pilots son. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
Family links: 
  Charley O Litton (1907 - 1980)
  Mildred Kathryn Tomlinson Litton (1910 - 2008)
  Sharon Ann Litton (1939 - 1976)
  Linda Lorraine Litton (1963 - 1976)*
  Scott Stuart Litton (1964 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Plane crash
Resthaven Memorial Gardens
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Jul 10, 2001
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Jerry Lon Litton
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- David Wend
 Added: May. 12, 2014
Sam, your Champion Charolais, says hey! It was a pleasure to meet you at the FFA Congressional Breakfast in July of 1975. You were a true gentleman, and like many others, I think you were on the path to becoming President some day. We still miss you, Jerr...(Read more)
- Wes T.
 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
I still remember!! You were a true gentlemen; well respected and admired. May you rest in peace.
- marie williams
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013
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