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John Goodwin Tower

  • Birth 29 Sep 1925 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Death 5 Apr 1991 Glynn County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 8812

US Senator. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, enlisting in 1943 and being discharged in 1946. He was elected as a Republican Senator from Texas to the United States Senate, filling the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lyndon Baines Johnson, who assumed the office of United States Vice President. John Tower then served from 1961 until 1985. He died in a plane crash near Brunswick, Georgia in 1991.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8812
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Goodwin Tower (29 Sep 1925–5 Apr 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8812, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .