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Barry Goldwater


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1964 Republican President 2879108 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Barry Morris Goldwater, Sr.
Born: January 1, 1909 in Phoenix, Arizona Territory
Married: Margaret "Peggy" Johnson (m. 1934, d.1985), Susan Shaffer Lechers (1992-1998)
Children: Joanne, Barry, Michael, and Peggy
Died: May 29, 1998 in Paradise Valley, Arizona

1945-1952: Organized the Arizona National Guard
1948-1950: Member, Indian Affairs Advisory Committee, Department of the Interior
1949-1952: Member, Phoenix City Council [Arizona]
1953-1965: Member, United States Senate [Arizona]
1969-1987: Member, United States Senate [Arizona]

  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (1986)

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []