Birth Name: Barry Morris Goldwater
Born: 2 January 1909 Died: 29 May 1998
Country of origin: United States
Height: 6' 0"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Peggy Goldwater
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Description: Barry Morris Goldwater was an American politician, businessman, and author who was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona (1953–65, 1969–87) and the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1964 election. Despite losing the election by a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited for sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s. He was a vocal opponent to desegregation and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He also had a substantial impact on the libertarian movement. Goldwater rejected the legacy of the New Deal and fought through the ... (more)