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The Kennedy Family, one of the most famous political family in America;

Joseph “Joe” Patrick Kennedy Sr, (1888-1969) married Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890-1995) on 1914, with whom he had nine children, including former US President JFK, Senators RFK & Ted Kennedy.

Their nine children:

1. Joseph “Joe” Patrick Kennedy Jr. (1915-1944), died on a naval airplane explosion during Operation Aphrodite.
2. John “Jack” Fitzgerald Kennedy/JFK (1917-1963), was a Member of US Representatives from Massachusetts (1947-1953), Senator of Massachusetts (1953-1960), and later the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) until his assassination in Dallas, Texas.
3. Rose Marie “Rosemary” Kennedy (1918-2005), had behavioral problems leading to her father’s decision to prefrontal lobotomies, although it failed and left her incapacitated permanently.
4. Kathleen “Kick” Agnes Kennedy (1920-1948), became Marchioness of Hartington upon marrying William Cavendish, Marquess of Harrington on 1944. She died from an airplane crash.
5. Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009), she married Sargent Shriver, US Ambassador to France (under LBJ’s presidency) on 1953. She was the founder of Special Olympics.
6. Patricia “Pat” Helen Kennedy (1924-2006), married English actor Peter Lawford in 1954, but divorced in 1966.
7. Robert “Bobby” Francis Kennedy/RFK (1925-1968), was 64th Attorney General (under his brother JFK’s presidency) (1961-1963), then later US Senator of New York (1965-1968). In 1968, he was the leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, however he was assassinated in that same year in Los Angeles, California.
8. Jean Ann Kennedy (1928-), became US Ambassador to Ireland (1993-1998). She married Stephen Smith, a financial analyst and political strategist on 1956. She’s the only surviving child of Joe Kennedy Sr. and Rose Kennedy’s immediate family.
9. Edward “Ted” Moore Kennedy (1932-2009), was US Senator of Massachusetts (1962-2009), and was the 1980 candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, only resulting to loss to President Carter.

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The Kennedys were shaped by their culture, the Kennedys were shaped by their religion, and for them that meant embracing the crowd. They were part of the fabric of the city.” - Chris Kennedy

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963

100 pictures for 100 years

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OMG ! I have NEVER seen this version, it’s super rare ! *Joan smiling at Kara aw*

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I would say of all the Kennedy kids, Bobby was the most Irish. He seems to be pretty at home in Ireland and he seems to have sorbed his national identity more than the others because you know to be a young Kennedy was to overcome being Irish. Bobby seemed to actually have fun in these movies, something that he didn’t always have as a little kid. But he had an impish, playful side to him, and it comes through in these movies. Some of his charm, you can see it there as he’s doffing his cap.”  –Evan Thomas in The Lost Kennedy Home Movies

1960, The first family prepares to pose for the cameras

The Kennedy family in the south of France in the summer of 1939. They lived ina nearby villa but rented a beach cabana at the Hotel Cap d’Antibes, where this photo was taken. Bobby and Jean are in the front row: Jack, Eunice, Joe Sr., and Pat in the middle; Kick, Joe Jr., Rosemary, Rose, and Teddy in the back.

Kennedy signatures

Joseph P. Kennedy (b. 1888)

Rose Kennedy (b. 1890)

John F. Kennedy (b. 1917)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (b. 1921)


Peter Lawford (b. 1923)

Patricia Kennedy Lawford (b. 1924)

Robert F. Kennedy (b. 1925)

Jean Kennedy Smith (b. 1928)


Ethel Kennedy (b. 1928)

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (b. 1929)

Edward M. Kennedy (b. 1932)

Joan Bennett Kennedy (b. 1936)