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McCain, John Sidney III

Born: 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Politicial Adviser

US (Panama Canal Zone-born) naval officer and Republican politician


aviator in US Navy 1958-1981


shot down over Hanoi 1967 during Vietnam War


prisoner of war 1967-1973


director of Navy Senate Liaison Office 1977-1981


Representative from Arizona 1983-1987


Senator from Arizona 1987–


member of Keating Five (only Republican member)


delivered presidential nominating speech for Bob Dole 1996


chairman of Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee 1997-2001, 2001, 2003-2005


prominent advocate of campaign finance reform


co-wrote memoir "Faith of My Fathers" 1999


candidate for Republican presidential nomination 2000