Barry Goldwater Arrives in Statuary Hall

A bronze statue of five-term senator and Arizona favorite son Barry Goldwater became the newest addition to the US Capitol’s Statuary Hall this week. The eight-foot statue was unveiled at the Arizona State Capitol last year.

Barry Goldwater statue, April 2014

The Goldwater statue joins a statue of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, a Jesuit priest and Southwest missionary, as the other representative from Arizona. Goldwater is replacing a statue of John Campbell Greenway, a businessman and soldier who, at the time selected, represented the ideal Arizona man.

Learn more about Father Kino and Barry Goldwater on Reading Arizona.

Father Kino:

San Xavier del Bac, a mission Father Kino established near Tucson:

Barry Goldwater:

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