Goldwater, Barry Morris

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politicial Adviser


US Republican politician, air force general, and businessman

 

president of Goldwater's Inc. department store 1937-1953

 

chief of staff of Arizona Air National Guard 1946-1952

 

member of Phoenix City Council 1949-1952

 

chairman of Goldwater's Inc. department store 1953-1960

 

Senator from Arizona 1953-1965, 1969-1987

 

Republican presidential candidate 1964

 

in 1964 nomination acceptance speech, made famous declaration that "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice...[and] moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue"

 

chairman of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Affairs 1981-1985

 

chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee 1985-1987

 

wrote "The Conscience of a Conservative" 1960, "With No Apologies: The Personal and Political Memoirs of United States Senator Barry M. Goldwater" 1979

 

exerted influence as longtime ideological leader of conservative-libertarian wing of Republican party

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