Annie Glenn

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Annie Glenn
Annie Glenn in 1965.jpg
Glenn in 1965
Anna Margaret Castor

(1920-02-17)February 17, 1920
DiedMay 19, 2020(2020-05-19) (aged 100)
Cause of deathCOVID-19
Alma materMuskingum University
John Glenn
(m. 1943; died 2016)

Anna Margaret "Annie" Glenn, (née Castor; February 17, 1920 – May 19, 2020) was an American activist and philanthropist. She was the widow of former astronaut and Senator John Glenn. She was added into the National Stuttering Association Hall of Fame.[1]

She was known for her works to raise awareness of children and adults with disabilities such as stuttering. She suffered from it during her early years until it went away when she was in her 50s.[2]

Glenn was born in Columbus, Ohio. She studied at Muskingum College. Glenn married John Glenn in 1943. Together, they had two children. Glenn died at a nursing home in St. Paul, Minnesota on May 19, 2020 at the age of 100.[3] The cause of death was COVID-19.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. NSA 24th Annual Conference (2007), pp. 56–57
  2. "John Glenn's Wife Overcame Stuttering at 53". 2Paragraphs. Retrieved May 19, 2020.
  3. Annie Glenn, widow of American icon John Glenn, dies at 100
  4. "Annie Glenn, widow of Sen. John Glenn dies at 100 of COVID-19 complications". Boston25 News. May 19, 2020.