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CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Party

Republican

 

Home

, , Phoenix, AZ USA

Website

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Born

1/2/1909

Died

5/29/1998

Database Record

Entered on 9/10/2005, Updated 1/2/2014

Biography

GOLDWATER, Barry Morris, (father of Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr.), a Senator from Arizona; born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., just after the beginning of January 2, 1909 (but throughout most of his life, he reported the date of his birth as being New Year's Day until he learned of the error); attended the Phoenix public schools, Staunton Military Academy, and one year at the University of Arizona at Tuscon in 1928; began business career in 1929 in family mercantile business; during the Second World War entered active service in August 1941 in the United States Army Air Corps, serving in the Asiatic Theater in India, and was discharged in November 1945 as a lieutenant colonel with rating as pilot; organized the Arizona National Guard 1945-1952; brigadier general in the Air Force Reserve in 1959 and promoted to major general in 1962; retired in 1967 after thirty-seven years service; member of advisory committee, Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior 1948-1950; member of the city council of Phoenix 1949-1952; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1952; reelected in 1958, and served from January 3, 1953, to January 3, 1965; did not seek reelection to the Senate in 1964; unsuccessful Republican nominee for President in 1964; elected to the United States Senate in 1968; reelected in 1974 and again in 1980, and served from January 3, 1969, to January 3, 1987; did not seek reelection in 1986; chairman, Select Committee on Intelligence (Ninety-seventh and Ninety-eighth Congresses), Committee on Armed Services (Ninety-ninth Congress); died May 29, 1998 at Paradise Valley, AZ; remains were cremated.

Sources


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

11/6/2006

Obituary

Goldwater brother Bob dies; led Open

8/31/2006

Interview

Goldwater Girl


EVENTS

DISCUSSION

ELECTIONS

11/4/1980

AZ US Senate

R

Won 49.46%

7/1/1976

US President - R Primaries

R

Lost 0.00%

11/5/1974

AZ US Senate

R

Won 58.26%

11/5/1968

AZ US Senate

R

Won 57.22%

8/8/1968

US President - R Convention

R

Lost 0.00%

6/11/1968

US President - R Primaries

R

Lost 0.01%

12/14/1964

US President - Electoral Vote

R

Lost 9.67%

11/3/1964

US President National Vote

R

Lost 38.47%

7/16/1964

US President - R Convention

R

Won 67.51%

7/1/1964

US President - R Primaries

R

Won 38.28%

11/8/1960

US Vice President

I

Lost 0.19%

7/28/1960

US President - R Convention

R

Lost 0.75%

7/1/1960

US President - R Primaries

R

Lost 0.05%

11/4/1958

AZ US Senate

R

Won 56.06%

11/4/1952

AZ US Senate

R

Won 51.31%

9/8/1952

AZ US Senate - R Primary

R

Won 91.03%

11/8/1951

City Council - At Large Phoenix, AZ

N

Won 16.67%

11/8/1949

City Council - At Large Phoenix, AZ

N

Won 17.33%


FAMILY

Father

Baron Goldwater

Mother

Josephine Hattie Williams Goldwater

Spouse

Margaret Peggy Johnson Goldwater (9/22/1934 to 12/11/1985)

Spouse

Susan Shaffer Wechsler Goldwater Levine (2/9/1992 to 5/29/1998)

Child

Barry M. Goldwater, Jr.

Child

Michael Goldwater

Child

Joanne Goldwater

Child

Peggy Goldwater Clay


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CANDIDATE INFO LINKS

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Barry Goldwater

1964 Republican National Convention Address - Barry M. Goldwater

Timeline of 'Mr. Conservative'

Barry Goldwater Addresses the 1984 Republican Convention


ENDORSEMENTS

AZ-1996-Proposition 102 (jurisdiction over juveniles)

11/5/1996

No (NO)

US President - R Primaries

7/7/1996

Bob Dole (R)

AZ US President - R Primary

2/27/1996

Bob Dole (R)

AZ US Senate

11/8/1994

Jon Kyl (R)

AZ-1994-Proposition 200 (Increase state taxes on tobacco products)

11/8/1994

Yes (YES)

NY District 29

11/8/1994

William E. Miller, Jr. (R)

AZ District 6

11/3/1992

Karan English (D)

AZ-1992-Proposition 110 (Prohibit abortion except to save the mother’s life or in cases of reported rape or incest)

11/3/1992

No (NO)

AZ District 2

11/6/1990

Morris K. "Mo" Udall (D)

AZ-1990-Proposition 302 (Restore Columbus Day as a state holiday, and create a state holiday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day/Civil Rights Day)

11/6/1990

Yes (YES)

AZ-1990-Proposition 200 (Allow funding from the Lottery for State Parks)

11/6/1990

Yes (YES)

AZ-1988-Proposition 106 (Arizonans for Official English)

11/8/1988

Yes (YES)

US President - R Primaries

7/1/1988

George H.W. Bush (R)

CA District 40 - R Primary

6/7/1988

Nathan Rosenberg (R)

AZ Governor - Recall

5/17/1988

John Jacob Rhodes, Jr. (R)

Majority Leader

11/28/1984

James Albertus McClure (R)

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

9/21/1981

Sandra Day O'Connor (N)

NY US Senate - R Primary

9/9/1980

Jacob K. Javits (R)

AZ US Senate - R Primary

9/7/1976

Sam Steiger (R)

US President - R Primaries

7/1/1976

Gerald R. Ford (R)

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

12/17/1975

John Paul Stevens (N)

US Vice President Appointment

12/19/1974

Reject ()

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

12/15/1971

William H. Rehnquist (N)

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

12/9/1971

Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. (N)

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

4/8/1970

G. Harrold Carswell (N)

Supreme Court - Associate Justice

11/21/1969

Clement Furman Haynsworth, Jr. (N)

TX Governor - D Primary

5/5/1962

Edwin A. Walker (D)


BOOKS

The Conscience of a Conservative

With no apologies: The personal and political memoirs of United States Senator Barry M. Goldwater

Why Not Victory: A Fresh Look at American Foreign Policy

Goldwater


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