1932 - 2009 (77 years)
Has 43 ancestors and 9 descendants in this family tree.
||Edward Moore Kennedy |
||22 Feb 1932
||25 Aug 2009
||Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Massachusetts
||28 Aug 2009 |
||Joseph Patrick Kennedy, b. 6 Sep 1888, East Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts , d. 18 Nov 1969, Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Massachusetts (Age 81 years) |
||Rose Elizabeth FitzGerald, b. 22 Jul 1890, North End, Boston, MA , d. 22 Jan 1995, Hyannis Port, MA (Age 104 years) |
||7 Oct 1914
||Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
||8 siblings |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Education: Milton Academy, Harvard University, B.A 1956, International Law School, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1958, University of Virginia Law School, LL.B., 1959
Military: Enlisted in the Navy during World War II. U.S. Army (1951-1953), Private First Class, Infantry..Served in France and Germany
Senate: Elected to the Senate on November 6, 1962 (to complete the term of President John F. Kennedy)
Re-elected to full six-year terms in 1964, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1988, and 1994. Seniority: 3rd out of 100
Assignments: Labor and Human Resources Committee, Ranking Democrat, Full Committee, Member, Subcommittee on Employment and Training: Ranking Democrat, Subcommittee on Public Health and Safety
Judiciary Committee Ranking Democrat, Subcommittee on Immigration Member, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights
Armed Services Committee: Ranking Democrat, Subcommittee on Seapower; Member, Subcommittee on Personnel; Member, Subcommittee on Acquisition and Technology
Joint Economic Committee: Member, Full Committee.
Other Service: Member, Internet Caucus; Member, Congressional Friends of Ireland; Member, Senate Arms Control Observer Group; Trustee, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Drove a car off a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island in 1969 after a party. The accident killed aide Mary Jo Kopechne, controversy over the incident effectively ended the Massachusetts senator's presidential aspirations.