Who is John McCain?

John Sidney McCain III was an American politician and military officer who served as a United States senator from Arizona from January 1987 until his death. Previously, he served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.

What is John McCain Famous for?

John McCain was famous for a politician and military officer who served as a United States senator. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy and received a commission in the United States Navy. In 1981, he retired from the Navy as a captain and moved to Arizona, where he entered politics. In 1982, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, where he served two terms. In 1987, he entered the U.S. Senate and easily won reelection five times. He had a reputation as a Maverick for his willingness to break from his party on certain issues. His supportive stances on LGBT rights, gun regulations, and campaign finance reform were significantly more liberal than those of the party's base. He was also known for his work in the 1990s to restore diplomatic relations with Vietnam. He entered the race for the Republican nomination for president in 2000 but lost a heated primary season contest to Governor George W. Bush of Texas. He secured the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 but lost the general election. He became Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He refused to support then-Republican presidential nominee Donal Trump in 2016. He cast the deciding vote against the ACA-repealing American Health Care Act of 2017.

How did Senator John McCain die?

John McCain died on August 25, 2018, at the age of 81. He died at his home in Sedona. On August 24, 2018, his family announced that he would no longer receive treatment for his cancer. Five days of memorial tributes for McCain began August 29, with his body brought to the Arizona Capitol to lie in state. A memorial service took place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church the following day with the senator's 106-year-old mother, Roberta, expected to attend the funeral in Washington D.C. on September 1. 

What Nationality is John McCain?

John McCain was born on August 29, 1936, in Coco Solo Naval Air Station in the Panama Canal Zone. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended about 20 schools. His family settled in Northern Virginia and he attended Episcopal High School. He excelled at wrestling and graduated in 1954. He entered the United States Naval Academy, where he was a friend and informal leader for many of his classmates. He graduated in 1958.

Who are John McCain's Family?

John McCain was born to a father named John S. McCain Jr. and a mother named Roberta McCain. His father was a naval officer. He had an older sister Sandy and a younger brother Joe.

Who was Senator John McCain's first Wife?

John McCain was a married man. He married Carol Shepp on July 3, 1965. His wife Carol had worked as a runway model and secretary. He adopted her two young children Douglas and Andrew. They had a daughter named Sidney. The couple divorced in April 1980. McCain met Cindy Lou Hensley, a teacher from Phoenix and daughter of a prosperous Arizona beer distributor, while she was on vacation in 1979 with her parents in Hawaii. He was still married at the time but separated from his first wife. McCain and Cindy were married in Phoenix on May 17, 1980. They have four children named Meghan, John IV, James, and Bridget.

How much is John McCain's Net Worth?

There is no information about his net worth and salary.