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MAJOR GENERAL BARRY M. GOLDWATER

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Barry M. Goldwater was born in Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 1, 1909, the son of Baron and Josephine Williams Goldwater. His formal education includes Staunton Military Academy and one year at the University of Arizona.

Goldwater flew in India, China, Burma and Europe with the U.S. Air Force between 1941 and 1945 and retired as a major general in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. In 1949 he was elected to the Phoenix City Council and re-elected in 1951. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1952 and again in 1958. In 1964 he resigned his Senate seat to become the Republican presidential candidate.

In 1968 he was again elected to the U.S. Senate. He was assigned to the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Aeronautical and Space Sciences Committee.

Goldwater is a member of the Episcopal Church, and belongs to the following organizations: The Smoki, Masons, Elks, Alianza, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Sigma Chi, and board of directors of the Air Force Historical Foundation. He is the owner and operator of amateur radio station K7UGA-K3UIG, which is now a part of the Military Affiliate Radio System.

During his earlier terms in the U.S. Senate, Goldwater served on the following committees: Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee, the Senate Rackets Committee, the Senate Banking and Currency Committee, the Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Select Committee on Small Business and the Senate-House Joint Economic Committee.

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