Barry Goldwater’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 1, 1909

Death Date

May 29, 1998

Age of Death

89 years

Cause of Death

Stroke

Place of Death

May 29, 1998

Profession

Politician

The politician Barry Goldwater died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Businessman and five-term United States Senator from Arizona who was the Republican Party’s nominee for president in the 1964 election. He was known for his work in defense policy while in the Senate.

His son, Barry Goldwater, Jr., became the first congressman to serve alongside his father in Congress.

Quotes

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“The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place.” (Barry Goldwater)

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“To disagree, one doesn’t have to be disagreeable.” (Barry Goldwater)

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“I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.” (Barry Goldwater)

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“Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.” (Barry Goldwater)

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“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” (Barry Goldwater)