John E. Graves



Age: 73


Summary: public affairs officer who was among one of the remaining 52 American hostages held captive by Iranian militants for 444 days at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis and whose veteran foreign services career also included serving in U.S. posts in Vietnam, Madagascar, Togo, Uruguay, Morocco, and West Africa.



Cause of Death: Not released


Born: May 16, 1927


Died: April 27, 2001


Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan