We call on the Prime Minister to back the Commission’s recommendation and expand Heathrow without delay.AKA Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford Born: 1-May-1916Birthplace: Portneuf, Quebec, Canada Died: 30-Aug-2006Location of death: Beverly Hills, CACause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, CAGender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor Nationality: United States Executive summary: Gilda, Blackboard Jungle Military service: US Coast Guard; USMC; US Naval Reserve (Captain)Glenn Ford was born in Canada, where his father was a railroad conductor.
The family wishes to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers but there is no service planned at this time. Dixie enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, crossword puzzles, and going for rides around the countryside.
The family moved to California when Ford was eight, and he grew to think of himself as an American. In 1941, months before Pearl Harbor was attacked, Ford joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he was on duty some evenings and occasional weekends. troops in Korea and Vietnam on well-publicized morale-building trips during those wars.
He attended Santa Monica High School, where he appeared in several school plays. Already a movie star, he asked for "regular duty", to be treated as one of the guys, not a celebrity. Naval Reserves, where he served for decades, rising to the rank of captain. And in a 1993 interview Ford confided that he had also been sent on five secret missions into Vietnam during that war.
Gabriel Magee, a 39-year-old JP Morgan bank executive, died early this morning after he jumped 500ft from the top of the bank's European headquarters.
His body was discovered on the ninth floor roof, which surrounds the 33-story Canary Wharf skyscraper.