Photos: John Glenn from the Dayton Daily News archives
Published: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 @ 5:50 PM
John Glenn visited the Dayton area or was chronicled by Dayton Daily News photographers numerous times over the decades. Here are some highlights.
Leslie Uggams listens to John Glenn at a Wilberforce press conference in 1970.
John Glenn during a press conference in Dayton, 1974.
John Glenn flanked by Tony Hall, left and Walter Mondale during a campaign stop in Dayton, 1976.
John Glenn spoke during a reopening of the Old Post Office on W. Third St. in Dayton, 1980.
John Glenn during a campaign stop with Joe Shump and Annie Glenn inside Arcade Square in 1983.
John Glenn spoke during a Women's Issue Forum in 1986 at the Old Post Office.
Senator John Glenn of Ohio heads back to the dressing room in his long johns after a training simulation on a space shuttle mock up at Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday, June 25, 1998. Glenn is scheduled to fly into orbit aboard the shuttle in October. (Photo by Bill Reinke)(BILL REINKE/AP)
John Glenn, right, watches as a fellow crew member goes through training exercises Monday, June 1, 1998, at Johnson Space Center in Houston. (BILL REINKE, DAYTON DAILY NEWS)(BILL REINKE/AP)
JOHN GLENN GETS HELP WITH HIS PARACHUTE IN PREPARATION FOR ENTERING THE SHUTTLE MOCK UP IN HOUSTON. GLENN IS THE OLDEST ASTRONAUT EVER TO ENTER SPACE IN 1998.(BILL REINKE)