Senator John McCain (R)

Name: John McCain

Born: August 29, 1936

Education: US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, 1954-1958

Religion: Episcopal

Spouse: Cindy

Career History:
Comissioned as naval officer, 1958
Promoted to lieutenant commander, 1967
His service includes time as POW during Vietnam War, 1967-1973
Promoted to Squadron Commander of Attack Squadron 174, 1976
Becomes U.S. Navy liason to U.S. Senate, 1976
Promoted to Captain in U.S. Navy, 1979
Retires from U.S. Navy, 1981

Elected office: U.S. House of Representatives, 1982; U.S. Senate, 1987-present