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JOHN CORNELIUS STENNIS, Democrat, a Senator from the State of Mississippi, was born August 3, 1901 in the Kipling community of Kemper County, Mississippi, and graduated from Mississippi State University and the Law School of the University of Virginia. He served in the Mississippi House of Representatives, 1928 to 1932; as a District Attorney, 1932 to 1937; as Circuit Court Judge, 1937 to 1947; and as United States Senator, November 1947 to January 1989. He died April 23, 1995, and is interred in Pinecrest Cemetery, DeKalb, Mississippi. The late Coy Hines and he were married in 1929. He was a Presbyterian. Survivors include his son John Hampton, daughter Margaret Womble, and six grandchildren.