John McCain Sr.
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John Sidney McCain Sr. (1884 - 1945)

Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr.
Born in Carroll County, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 9 Aug 1909 in Colorado Springs, Coloradomap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 61 in Coronado, San Diego County, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Mar 2009
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John McCain Sr. is Notable.
John McCain Sr. was awarded the Navy Cross.
John McCain Sr. was awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal.

John Sidney "Slew" McCain (August 9, 1884 – September 6, 1945) was a U.S. Navy admiral.

John was named after his father, but was not referred to as Junior, nor Senior until he and his son were both in the Navy. The terminology became prevalent to distinguish between the two men.

World War II Hero


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