Cindy McCain

American philanthropist

Cindy Lou Hensley McCain (born on May 20, 1954) is an American businesswoman. She was the wife of Republican Senator John McCain.

Cindy Lou Hensley McCain
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Cindy McCain in 2008
Cindy Lou Hensley

(1954-05-20) May 20, 1954 (age 66)[1]
EducationB.A. in Education
M.A. in Special Education
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationChair, Hensley & Co.
Known forWife of U.S. Senator and presidential candidate John McCain
Political partyRepublican
John McCain
(m. 1980; his death 2018)
ChildrenMeghan McCain
John Sidney "Jack" McCain IV
James McCain
Bridget McCain
Parent(s)James Hensley
Marguerite "Smitty" Hensley


  1. "Bio of Cindy Hensley McCain". Chicago Tribune. 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
  2. Bob Dart (2008-03-09). "As candidate's wife, Cindy McCain finds herself in spotlight". Austin American-Statesman. Archived from the original on March 12, 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-26.