Born: 8/30/1932 in Denver, Colorado,USA
Cause of death: cancer
Full name: John Leonard Swigert, Jr.
Noted For: U.S. astronaut; flew on the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission (as command module pilot) in 1970. Won election to the U.S. Congress from Colorado (1982), but died before taking office.
Quotation: "I believe we've had a problem here."
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