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Former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold named pallbearer for John McCain

Posted at 6:55 PM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 20:04:27-04

Former Wisconsin senator and friend of Sen. John McCain, Russ Feingold has been named a pallbearer for the Arizona senator’s memorial service in Washington D.C. 

On John McCain’s website, which houses his memorial service information, Feingold is listed as a pallbearer for the Washington National Cathedral Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 10 p.m. ET. 

The website lists Feingold as a “Friend. Visiting Professor at Marquette University Law School. Formerly, three-term United States Senator from Wisconsin and U.S. Special Envoy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.”

Along with the former Wisconsin senator, former Vice President Joe Biden, actor Warren Beatty, Michael Bloomberg, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen and FedEx Founder Fred Smith are among the pallbearers for the memorial. 

At the service, former President George W. Bush, former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Meghan McCain, John’s daughter, will all speak at the memorial.

McCain died at the age of 81 Saturdayafter an extended battle with brain cancer.