Roberta McCain

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Roberta McCain
Roberta McCain at the 1992 launching of USS John S. McCain (DDG-56).jpg
Roberta McCain at the 1992 launching of USS John S. McCain (DDG-56)
Born
Roberta Wright

(1912-02-07)February 7, 1912
DiedOctober 12, 2020(2020-10-12) (aged 108)
NationalityAmerican
Known forWidow of Admiral John S. McCain, Jr.
Mother of U.S. Senator and former Presidential Candidate John McCain
Spouse(s)John S. McCain, Jr.
(m. 1933–1981, his death)
Children3

Roberta Wright McCain (February 7, 1912 – October 12, 2020) was the widow of Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. and mother of the Republican Arizona Senator and two-time Presidential candidate John S. McCain III.

McCain was born on February 7, 1912 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She had a twin sister. McCain was married to John S. McCain, Jr. from 1933 until his death in 1981. They had three children. On October 22, 2009, she was hospitalized in Portugal after she fell and injured her head.[1]

McCain died on October 12, 2020 in Washington, D.C., at the age of 108.[2]

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  1. "Sen. McCain's mother hospitalized in Portugal – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs". Politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com. 2009-10-23. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
  2. "Roberta W. McCain, maverick mother of Sen. John McCain, dies". Washingtonpost.com. Retrieved October 12, 2020.

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