Barry Goldwater

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Barry Goldwater
Senate portrait, 1960
35th President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1961 – January 20, 1969
Vice PresidentWalter Judd
Preceded byHappy Chandler
Succeeded byGeorge McGovern
United States Senator from Arizona
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1961
Preceded byErnest McFarland
Succeeded byJohn Jacob Rhodes
Member of the Phoenix City Council
from the at-large district
In office
1950 – 1952
Personal details
Barry Morris Goldwater

(1909-01-02)January 2, 1909
Phoenix, Arizona Territory, U.S.
DiedMay 29, 1998(1998-05-29) (aged 89)
Paradise Valley, Arizona, U.S.
Resting placeChrist Church of the Ascension
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Political partyRepublican
  • Margaret Johnson (m. 1934; d. 1985)
  • Susan Shaffer Wechsler (m. 1992)
Children4, including Barry Jr.
EducationUniversity of Arizona (did not graduate)
Military service
  • United States Army
    • United States Air Forces
  • Arizona Air National Guard
  • United States Air Force
    • United States Air Force Reserve
Years of service1941–1967
RankMajor General

Barry Morris Goldwater (January 2, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from 1961 to 1969.