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John McCain Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 26, 2020

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Short Biography

John McCain was born on 29-08-1936 in Coco Solo in the state of Panama Canal Zone, United States. He was an American Politician, Senator, Military Officer & Writer.


Other Name: John Sidney McCain III
Other Professions: Senator Military Officer Writer
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John McCain Complete Bio & Career

John Sidney McCain III was born on 29 August 1936. By profession, he was an American politician and a military officer. He completed his studies from the United States Naval academy. He also worked as a senator for Arizona. He also stood in the 2008 presidential elections against Barack Obama. He also served as a Naval Aviator. His participation in the Vietnam war almost lead him to his death but fortunately, he survived. He also served in the navy as its captain in 1981.
 
He also served two terms in the United States House of representatives in 1982. In 1987, he was elected for the post of the senate. He also restored diplomatic relations with Vietnam in the 1990s. He also competed for the post of president in 2000 but lost it to George W. Bush. He was against the Barack Obama administration. He refused to lend his support to Donald Trump in 2016. He also battled with Brain cancer in 2017. He commenced his career in the military and received two and a half years of training for the same. Initially, as an aircraft carrier, he was careless but eventually his skills improved. Soon McCain became a lieutenant Commander in 1967. After being a prisoner of war, he decided to leave the navy and got retired on 1 April 1981.
 
Then he opted for political positions. The foreign policy of the Reagon administration was supported by him. He was appointed as a senator in 1987. He was also one of the main authors of the Indian gaming regulatory act. A speech was also delivered by him at the republican national convention. He also served as the chairman of the international republican institute. Soon a label was applied to McCain named, Maverick republican. He was also named as one of the most influential people in America. He also received criticism on accepting funds from Corporations. He funded anti-smoking campaigns in 1998. For his campaign on finance reform, he received a profile in courage award in 1999. He also undertook writing and his Book, Faith of My Fathers was published in 1999. The book became a bestseller and was selling like a hot cake. He had a strong dislike for George W. Bush. McCain also competed for the re-election as a senator. He supported immigration reform during his office term. McCain chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 presidential elections. But he received wide criticism for his selection. He also held a position in the project vote smart established by Richard Kimball.

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Honours & Awards

He has been awarded a silver star and a Bronze Star medal.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

John McCain died on 25-08-2018 in Cornville, Arizona in the U.S. He was suffering from Glioblastoma Cancer and died at the age of 81.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
25 August, 2018 (Wednesday) Cornville, Yavapai, Arizona United States

John McCain Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to John S.McCain Jr. and Roberto Wright McCain. His siblings include a brother named, Joe and a sister named, Sandy. He was married to Carol Shepp and Cindy Hensley. His children include Meghan, Douglas, Andrew, and Sidney.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone
Nationality British
Address Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone
School Episcopal High School, Alexandria
College United States Naval Academy
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Likes to Party
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A

Favourites

Favorite Color Blue, Black
Favorite Place Hong Kong
Favorite Dress Formals, Coat-Pant
Favorite Food American Sweet Corn
Favorite Accessories Watches, Ties

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About John McCain

  • He attended a total of 20 schools.
  • He was a master in wrestling.
  • His Favourite subjects were literature and history.
  • Charges were levied against him of being a carpetbagger.

John McCain Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

John McCain was 81 years, 11 months & 27 days old age.