Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Barry Goldwater Biography

Title:
Former U.S. Senator (R-AZ)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to government and constitutional law. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to government and constitutional law.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • U.S. Senator (R-AZ), 1968-1987
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1986
  • U.S. Senator (R-AZ), 1958-1965
  • Republican Nominee for President, 1964
  • City Council Member, Phoenix, Arizona, 1949-1952
  • Advisory Committee Member, Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1948-1950
  • Major General, Arizona National Guard, 1945-1967
  • Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army Air Corp, 1941-1945
Education:
  • Attended University of Arizona at Tucson, 1928
Other:
  • Namesake of Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Quoted in:
  1. Did the Founding Fathers Support a Separation of Church and State?