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Jeremiah Denton

AKA Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.

Born: 15-Jul-1924
Birthplace: Mobile, AL
Died: 28-Mar-2014
Location of death: Virginia Beach, VA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military, Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Alabama, 1981-87

Military service: US Navy (eventually Rear Admiral, 1947-77, Vietnam)

Prisoner of war in Vietnam, 1965-73.

[1] Sentara Hospice House, 3760 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

Father: Jeremiah Denton (hotel clerk)
Mother: Irene Steele
Brother: Leo
Wife: Kathryn Jane Maury (m. 1946, d. 2007, five sons, two daughters)
Son: Donald
Son: James
Son: Jeremiah
Daughter: Madeleine Doak
Daughter: Mary Beth Hutton
Son: Michael
Son: William
Wife: Mary Belle Bordone (until his death)

    High School: McGill Institute, Mobile, AL (1942)
Spring Hill College (1942-43)
    University: BA, US Naval Academy (1946)
    University: MA International Affairs, George Washington University (1964)

    US Senator, Alabama (2-Jan-1981 to 3-Jan-1987)
    Council for National Policy
    National Forum Foundation
    Taken Prisoner of War 18-Jul-1965
    Tortured Hỏa LÚ Prison
    Navy Cross

    Return with Honor (3-Oct-1998)

Author of books:
When Hell Was In Session (1976)

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