John C. Stennis
John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was an American politician. He was the United States senator of Mississippi. He served as senator from 1947 to 1989. He was a member of the Democratic Party. The USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) is named after him. He served in the senate for 47 years.
- Stennis Space Center, Stennis History, NASA.gov, accessed Oct 14, 2009