Father John Tolkien

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: oldest son of Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien and heir to the family estate who spent 50 years as a Catholic priest in England, but who had been under police investigations over allegations of sex abuse of young boys over many years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: November 16, 1917

 

Died: January 25, 2003

 

Location: Birmingham, England