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John C. Stennis

John C. StennisAKA John Cornelius Stennis

Born: 3-Aug-1901
Birthplace: De Kalb, MS
Died: 23-Apr-1995
Location of death: Jackson, MS
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Pinecrest Cemetery, DeKalb, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Mississippi, 1947-89

Wife: Coy Hines (m. 24-Dec-1929, d. 1983, two children)
Son: John Hampton Stennis (b. 2-Mar-1935)
Daughter: Margaret Jane Womble (b. 20-Nov-1937)

    University: BA, Mississippi State College (1923)
    Law School: University of Virginia Law School (1928)
    Professor: Mississippi State University (1989-95)

    US Senator, Mississippi (5-Nov-1947 to 3-Jan-1989)
    Mississippi State Official Circuit judge (1937-47)
    Mississippi State Official District prosecuting attorney (1932-37)
    Mississippi State House of Representatives (1928-32)
    American Bar Association
    Farm Bureau
    Lions Club
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Shot twice (1973)
    Cholecystectomy Walter Reed Medical Center (Oct-1975)
    Open Heart Surgery (1983)
    Risk Factors: Amputee, Cancer

    On Company Business (Feb-1980) · Himself

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