Glenn Grover Morgan

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: retired Navy sailor who became part of the worst naval disaster in American history with the sinking of the ill-fated USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945 (only 317 sailors survived the ordeal, while more than 900 of their shipmates perished due to exposure, dehydration and starvation in shark-infested waters), but who became an active member of the USS Indianapolis Survivors Organization and frequently spoke about his experiences to local schoolchildren in later years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: October 14, 1923

 

Died: December 24, 2012

 

Location: Weatherford, Texas