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  • ID: I40660
  • Name: Robert Francis KENNEDY
  • RELA: 18th cousin 2x removed
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Bobby//
  • Birth: 20 NOV 1925 in Massachusetts
  • Event: Military service BET 1944 AND 1946 U.S. Navy Reserve
  • GRAD: 1948 Harvard University
  • Event: Degree 1951 University of Virginia School of Law
  • Event: Appointed BET 20 JAN 1961 AND 3 SEP 1964 U.S. Attorney General
  • Event: Elected BET JAN 1965 AND 1968 United States Senator from New York
  • Death: of assasinated 6 JUN 1968 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
  • Event: Pic Bobby Kennedy
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  • Note:
    KENNEDY, Robert Francis, (brother of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Edward Moore Kennedy, grandson of John Francis Fitzgerald, uncle of Patrick J. Kennedy, and father of Joseph Patrick Kennedy II), a Senator from New York; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 20, 1925; graduated from Milton (Mass.) Academy; served in the United States Navy Reserve 1944-1946; graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951; admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951; attorney, Criminal Division, Department of Justice 1951-1952; campaign manager for John F. Kennedy's election to the United States Senate in 1952; assistant counsel, Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations 1953; assistant counsel, Hoover Commission 1953; chief counsel to the minority, Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations 1954, and chief counsel and staff director 1955; chief counsel of Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field 1957-1960; campaign manager for John F. Kennedy's election to the Presidency in 1960; Attorney General of the United States from January 1961, until his resignation September 3, 1964, to be a candidate for the United States Senate; elected as a Democrat from New York to the United States Senate and served from January 3, 1965, until his death; died from the effects of an assassin's bullet at Los Angeles, Calif., June 6, 1968, while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Joseph Patrick KENNEDY b: 6 SEP 1888 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    Mother: Rose Elizabeth FITZGERALD b: 21 JUL 1890 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Ethel SKAKEL b: 11 APR 1928 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL
    • Married: 17 JUN 1950 in Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT
    Children
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    4. Has No Children David Anthony KENNEDY b: 15 JUN 1955 in Washington, D.C.
    5. Has Children Living KENNEDY
    6. Has Children Michael LeMoyne KENNEDY b: 27 FEB 1958 in Washington, D.C.
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