American politicianDied when: 80 years 133 days (964 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Alton Asa Lennon (August 17, 1906 – December 28, 1986) was a Democratic politician who represented North Carolina in the U.S.House of Representatives and Senate.
He first served as an interim appointment to the Senate from 1953–54, unsuccessfully sought re-election, and later represented the Cape Fear region in the House from 1957–73.
Lennon is one of very few former Senators in modern times elected to the House after leaving the Senate.