A Tribute to Senator John McCain
John McCain served as a member of Congress for nearly 35 years. He was first elected in 1982, as the Representative from Arizona’s first district, and he served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from January 1983 to January 1987. In 1986 he successfully ran for the U.S. Senate. In January of 1987 he took the oath of office as one of the two senators from Arizona, a position he was re-elected to five more times. He served in the U.S. Senate until he passed away on August 25, 2018.
The two documents shown here are John McCain’s certificate of election for his first term as a member of the House of Representatives, and his certificate of election for his first term as a member of the United States Senate.