Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr.1

b. 9 August 1844, d. 6 September 1945
     Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. was born on 9 August 1844 at Teoc, Carroll Co., MS.1 He was the son of John Sidney McCain and Elizabeth-Ann Young.1 Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. married Catherine Davey Vaulx, daughter of James Junius Vaulx and Margaret Garside, on 9 August 1909 at Colorado Springs, El Paso Co., CO.1 Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. died on 6 September 1945 at Coronado, CA, at age 101.1

Child of Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. and Catherine Davey Vaulx

Citations

  1. [S668] Wargs: John McCain, online http://www.wargs.com/political/mccain.html

Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr.1

b. 17 January 1911, d. 22 March 1981
     Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. was born on 17 January 1911 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co, IA.1 He was the son of Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. and Catherine Davey Vaulx.1 Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. married Roberta Wright on 21 January 1933 at Caesar's Bar, Tijuana, Mexico.1 Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. died on 22 March 1981 at military aircraft enroute from Europe at age 70.1

Child of Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. and Roberta Wright

Citations

  1. [S668] Wargs: John McCain, online http://www.wargs.com/political/mccain.html

Senator John Sidney McCain III1

b. 29 August 1936, d. 25 August 2018
John Sidney McCain III
     Senator John Sidney McCain III was born on 29 August 1936 at Coco Solo Air Base, Panama Canal Zone.1 He was the son of Admiral John Sidney McCain Jr. and Roberta Wright.1 Senator John Sidney McCain III married Cindy Lou Hensley on 17 May 1980 at Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ. Senator John Sidney McCain III died on 25 August 2018 at Cornville, Yavapai Co., AZ, at age 81. He was buried on 2 September 2018 at Naval Academy, Anne Arundel Co., MD.

In his book Senator McCain quoted his grandfather speaking to his own son in Tokyo Harbor during the surrender of the Japaneese: "Son, there is no greater thing than to die . . . for the country and principles that you believe in." The senator then reflected that he had served a purpose greater than his own pleasure or advantage. And for that, sir we are all greatful.

Citations

  1. [S668] Wargs: John McCain, online http://www.wargs.com/political/mccain.html