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After serving in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years and being held as a POW during the Vietnam War, McCain became a politician, representing Arizona first in the House of Representatives and then in the Senate. In 2008, he was the Republican nominee for president.

Conflict Period:
Vietnam War 1
Branch:
Navy 1
Birth:
29 Aug 1936 1
Solo Naval Air Station 1
Panama Canal Zone 1
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John McCain, 2009
John McCain, 2009
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_McCain_official_portrait_2009.jpg
John McCain
John McCain
McCain in 2008, wearing his purple heart. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCain2008MemorialDay.jpg
President Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, 2009
President Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, 2009
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:President_Barack_Obama_and_Senator_John_McCain_press_conference.jpg
Sarah Palin and John McCain, 2008
Sarah Palin and John McCain, 2008
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCainPalin1.jpg
John McCain (front right) with his squadron
John McCain (front right) with his squadron
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCainWithSquadron.jpg
John McCain, 1973
John McCain, 1973
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_McCain_19742.jpg
President Reagan and McCain, 1987
President Reagan and McCain, 1987
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Reagans_with_John_McCain_1987.jpg
The McCains in front of the USS JOHN S. MCCAIN, 1992
The McCains in front of the USS JOHN S. MCCAIN, 1992
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCain_family_at_christening_of_USS_John_S._McCain_(DDG-56).jpg
McCain in Baghdad with General David Petraeus, 2007
McCain in Baghdad with General David Petraeus, 2007
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCainAndPetreaus.JPG
John McCain, 2007
John McCain, 2007
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:McCain25April2007Portsmouth.jpg (Photo by: River Bissonnette)
John McCain and Pres. George W. Bush
John McCain and Pres. George W. Bush
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BushAndMcCains.jpg
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Sen. John McCain's father, Admiral McCain, during Vietnam War
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Sen. McCain's grandfather, Vice Admiral McCain (seated at left center), during World War II

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Personal Details

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Full Name:
John Sidney McCain III 1
Birth:
29 Aug 1936 1
Solo Naval Air Station 1
Panama Canal Zone 1
Male 1
Residence:
Place: Phoenix, AZ 1
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Birth:
Mother: Roberta Wright 1
Father: John S. McCain, Jr. 1
Marriage:
Cindy Lou Hensley 2
17 May 1980 2
Marriage:
Carol Shepp 2
1965 2
Divorce Date: 1980 2
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Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Navy 1
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Occupation:
Politician 1
Occupation:
Naval aviator 1
Employment:
Employer: U.S. Senate 2
Position: Senator from Arizona 2
Place: Washington DC 2
Start Date: 03 Jan 1987 2
End Date: Present 2
Employment:
Employer: U.S. House of Representatives 2
Position: Representative from Arizona 2
Place: Washington DC 2
Start Date: 03 Jan 1983 2
End Date: 03 Jan 1987 2
Employment:
Employer: U.S. Navy 2
Position: Aviator 1
Position: Captain 2
Start Date: 1958 2
End Date: 1981 2
Runs for president:
2008 1
Prisoner of War:
End: 14 Mar 1973 2
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam 2
Start: 26 Oct 1967 2

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