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John McCain


Picture of John McCain
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Republican President 5011781 Loss

Candidate Biography:

John Sidney McCain III
Born: August 29, 1936 in Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone
Married: Carol Shepp (1965-1980), Cindy Hensley McCain (1980-Present)
Children: Meghan, Doug, Andy, Sidney, John IV (Jack), James (Jimmy) and Bridget
Military Service: USN (Vietnam)
University: University of Southern California (Doctor of Humane Letters, 2004)
Died: August 25, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ

1967-1973: Prisoner of War in Vietnam
1983-1987: Member, US House of Representatives [Arizona]
1987-2018: Member, United States Senate [Arizona]
2000: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2001: Founder, The Reform Institute

  • AWARD: Winner of the Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (1999)
  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (2022)