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John J. Gavin

John J. Gavin
Full Name: John Joseph Gavin
Birth date: August 23, 1920
Death date: February 16, 2007

Terms of Service

  • House, 71st Legislature
    1/10/1989 - 1/8/1991
  • House, 70th Legislature
    1/13/1987 - 1/10/1989
  • House, 69th Legislature
    1/8/1985 - 1/13/1987
  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 71st Legislature, R.S., HR 1049. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 80th Legislature, R.S., HCR 114. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Navy; United States Naval Reserve. "Born on August 23, 1920, in Indianapolis, Indiana, John Gavin attended Notre Dame University and was in his final year of studies there when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II; Mr. Gavin answered the nation's call to service and joined the "Flying Irish," a group of Notre Dame students who became Naval aviators; he served bravely as a carrier-based fighter pilot during the war and was a member of the Naval Reserve until 1948." 80th Legislature, R.S., HCR 114. Resolutions - Memorial .


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