Jeremiah Denton


Born: 7/15/1924 in Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: 3/28/2014
Age: 89
Cause of death: heart ailment

Full name: Jeremiah Andrew Denton Jr.
Noted For: as a POW in North Vietnam, blinked "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse code during a propaganda film (1966); was also the first POW to return (1973). U.S. Senator, R-AL (1981-87).

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