Measure of a Man

Lieutenant Junior Grade John P. Connors, USN

A Celebration for an American Patriot
April 25, 2024

Join us at the Barking Crab located along Boston’s historic Fort Point Channel for an evening of fun, food and a silent auction.

You are welcome to participate in the Silent Auction happening now! Here is a chance to support the project while indulging in the excitement of securing unique treasures.

John Connors headshot
John P Connors statue marquee

Maquette of John P. Connors by Chas Fagan
(1/3 scale)

“We are what we are because of people like John Connors.”
– Malcolm McConnell

On, December 19, 1989, in Panama City, Mike Phillips noticed the size of the pack that John Connors was carrying. He asked, “How much does all that stuff weigh?” With a shrug, Connors’ replied, “About a hundred pounds, I guess.” Phillips replied, “You plan to run with that load?” Connors responded, “Try and catch me.” For that moment Connors was noted as a Measure of a Man. John’s Story …

John P Connors Memorial Project featured in Blast Magazine. To read full article click here.

In honor of LTJG John P. Connors

The Memorial Fund will enable us to design, install and dedicate a statue of John P. Connors on the Town Common in his hometown of Scituate, Massachusetts. Any additional funds from this effort will be donated to the John P. Connors Scholarship at Boston College High School that has been in existence for over 32 years.

“His heroic leadership saved lives and helped minimize further casualties.”