|Birthname||John Leonard Swigert, Jr.|
|born on||30 August 1931 at 06:19 (= 06:19 AM )|
|Place||Denver, Colorado, 39n44, 104w59|
|Timezone||MST h7w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||06°12' 02°39 Asc. 16°02'|
American astronaut and politician, a Congressman.
The son of a Denver, CO ophthalmologist, he served as a fighter pilot in the Korean War. The fun-loving Swigert's bachelor pad was the scene of many impromptu parties during his astronaut days. After leaving the space program he served as executive director of the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology from 1973-1977. In 1978 he lost a Republican primary race against Bill Armstrong for a Colorado U.S. Senate seat, but in 1982 won a congressional seat in a landslide.
During the 1982 election he announced that he had bone-marrow cancer and, just a week before he would have been sworn in, he died on 12/27/1982 at age 51.
- associate relationship with Lovell, James (born 25 March 1928)
- associate relationship with Mattingly, Ken (born 17 March 1936)
- Work : New Career 1973 at 12:00 midnight in Washington, DC (Executive Director, U.S. House Committee...)
- Work : Lose social status 1978 (Lost Republican primary race)
Gauquelin Book of American Charts
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Bone marrow)
- Lifestyle : Work : Stressful work
- Lifestyle : Social Life : Party animal (Many parties during astronaut days)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Bone marrow cancer)
- Vocation : Military : Combat (Korea)
- Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Air Force)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office (Congressman)
- Vocation : Travel : Astronaut
- Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military (Fighter pilot)
- Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronaut)