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 John Goodwin Tower

John Goodwin Tower

Birth
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 5 Apr 1991 (aged 65)
Glynn County, Georgia, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8812 · View Source
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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: 10 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 .