Claims to fame: Texas’ first Republican Senator (1961) since Reconstruction; chairman, Armed Services Committee under Bush I; adulterer; drunkard
Remembered for: Boozing, philandering, messy divorce (from wife number two), and appearing in a newspaper while wearing a Superman costume, reportedly while drunk.
Where he is today: Dead. Plane crash.
Suggested Bible reading for Mr. Tower:
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
— Proverbs 20:1