Barry Goldwater


Barry Goldwater Famous memorial

Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Death 29 May 1998 (aged 89)
Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Niche 64
Memorial ID 3022 View Source

US Senator. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II as a Lieutenant Colonel and pilot making supply runs in the Asian Theatre (he remained in the Air Force Reserves and retired with the rank of Major General in 1962). He was elected as a Republican Senator from Arizona to the United States Senate, serving first from 1953 to 1965, then from 1969 to 1987. In 1964 he was the Republican nominee for United States President, running with New York Congressman William E. Miller was his Vice-Presidential Candidate. He lost the election to incumbent President Lyndon Baines Johnson, who soundly defeated him by a wide margin. When he retired from the Senate in 1987, he had served a total of 30 years. He died in Paradise Valley, Arizona in 1998. His son, Barry M. Goldwater Jr., served as a Congressman from California.

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  • Added: 3 Jun 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3022
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barry Goldwater (2 Jan 1909–29 May 1998), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3022, citing Christ Church of the Ascension Memory Garden, Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .