Son and grandson of admirals, Navy aviator, POW, congressman, senator, presidential candidate. And maverick. That was John McCain.
McCain died Saturday. He was 81.
The Republican senator from Arizona literally lived the nation’s history — from turbulent days of the Vietnam War era to the tumultuous times of the Trump administration.
McCain was praised by admirers as a true American hero and by detractors and supporters alike as a man who stood by his beliefs.
Here’s a look at the life and times of John Sidney McCain III through pictures.