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Biographical information on John McCain

NAME _ John Sidney McCain III
AGE-BIRTH DATE-LOCATION _ 71; born Aug. 29, 1936; Panama Canal Zone.
EXPERIENCE: U.S. Senate, 1987-present; unsuccessful Republican presidential candidate, 2000; U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-1987; director, Navy Senate Liaison Office, Washington, 1977-1981; captain, Navy pilot, 1977; prisoner of war, Hanoi, Vietnam, 1967-1973; commander, U.S. Navy, 1958.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, U.S. Naval Academy, 1958; National War College, 1973-1974.
FAMILY: Wife, Cindy Hensley; five sons and two daughters; divorced once before.
QUOTE _ "I'm not running for president to be somebody, but to do something; to do the hard but necessary things not the easy and needless things." _ McCain, in announcing his candidacy on April 25, 2007, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.


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