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  Thomas Johns Perry (1807-1871) — also known as Thomas J. Perry — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., February 17, 1807. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Allegany County, 1836; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1845-47; circuit judge in Maryland, 1852-61, 1867-71; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 27, 1871 (age 64 years, 130 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Perry (1767-1835) and Lucy (Calmes) Perry (1780-1832); married, November 20, 1835, to Mary Louisa Van Lear (1818-1850); grandfather of James Causten Shriver; great-grandfather of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; second great-grandfather of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Sloan (1817-1907) — of New York. Born in County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), December 25, 1817. Importing business; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1858-59; president, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, 1867-99. Episcopalian or Christian Reformed. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., September 22, 1907 (age 89 years, 271 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.; statue at Erie-Lackawanna Park, Hoboken, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Sloan and Elizabeth (Simpson) Sloan; married, April 8, 1844, to Margaret Elmendorf; grandfather of Gordon Auchincloss (1887?-1943).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
T. Herbert Shriver Thomas Herbert Shriver (1846-1916) — also known as T. Herbert Shriver — of Union Mills, Carroll County, Md. Born in Union Mills, Carroll County, Md., February 19, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; co-owner, later president, of the B. F. Shriver Company, canners of fruits and vegetables; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1878-80; member of Maryland state senate, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Union Mills, Carroll County, Md., December 31, 1916 (age 70 years, 316 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Westminster, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Shriver (1796-1879) and Margaret Josephine (Owings) Shriver (1808-1895); married, February 16, 1880, to Elizabeth R. Lawson (1854-1887); grandfather of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; great-grandfather of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in Maryland (1912)
  Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) — also known as P. J. Kennedy — of Massachusetts. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 14, 1858. Liquor business; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1900. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 18, 1929 (age 71 years, 124 days). Interment somewhere in Malden, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Kennedy (c.1823-1858) and Bridget (Murphy) Kennedy (c.1824-1888); married, November 23, 1887, to Mary Augusta Hickey (1857-1823); father of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; grandfather of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; great-grandfather of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Francis Fitzgerald (1863-1950) — also known as John F. Fitzgerald; "Honey Fitz" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 11, 1863. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1893-94; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1895-1901, 1919 (9th District 1895-1901, 10th District 1919); mayor of Boston, Mass., 1906-08, 1910-14; defeated, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912 (speaker), 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1916; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1922; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 2, 1950 (age 87 years, 233 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Fitzgerald (1823-1885) and Rosanna (Cox) Fitzgerald (1835-1879); married, September 18, 1889, to Josephine Mary Hannon (1865-1964); father of Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald (1890-1995; who married Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.); grandfather of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; great-grandfather of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  The John F. Fitzgerald Expressway (also known as the Central Artery, Interstate 93, U.S. Highway 1, and Route 3), in Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Gould Jennings (1865-1936) — also known as Oliver G. Jennings — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1865. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1920; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1923-24; director, U.S. Industrial Alcohol Company; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation; director, Grocery Store Products, Inc. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in the Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1936 (age 71 years, 169 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Burr Jennings (1825-1893; one of the original stockholders of Standard Oil Company, 1871) and Esther Judson (Goodsell) Jennings (1828-1908); married 1896 to Mary Dows Brewster (1871-1964); father of Benjamin Brewster Jennings (1898-1968; president of Socony-Vacuum, which later became Mobil Oil); uncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; granduncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (1927-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Thomas P. Gore Thomas Pryor Gore (1870-1949) — also known as Thomas P. Gore — of Texas; Lawton, Comanche County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Embry, Webster County, Miss., December 10, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1898; member Oklahoma territorial council, 1903-05; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-21, 1931-37; defeated, 1920, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (speaker), 1928; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1912-16. Member, Knights of Pythias; Moose; Woodmen; Elks. Blind due to an accident suffered when he was a boy; first blind member of the U.S. Senate. Died March 16, 1949 (age 78 years, 96 days). Originally entombed at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.; later interred in 1949 at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Tom M. Gore and Carrie E. (Wingo) Gore; married, December 27, 1900, to Nina Kay; father of Nina Gore Auchincloss (who married Hugh Dudley Auchincloss); grandfather of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. (1925-2012).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  The town of Gore, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  James Causten Shriver (1870-1948) — also known as James C. Shriver — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., November 14, 1870. Democrat. Delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 6th District, 1933; postmaster at Cumberland, Md., 1935-46. Died February 4, 1948 (age 77 years, 82 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Shriver (1841-1898) and Sarah Sargent Van Lear (Perry) Shriver (1845-1920); married 1935 to Gertrude Golden; uncle of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; grandson of Thomas Johns Perry; granduncle of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976) — also known as James C. Auchincloss — of Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 19, 1885. Republican. Mayor of Rumson, N.J., 1938-43; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1943-65. Died in Alexandria, Va., October 2, 1976 (age 91 years, 257 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss (1847-1892) and Maria LeGrange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of Gordon Auchincloss; married 1909 to Lee F. Alexander; married, November 18, 1960, to Vera Rogers Brown; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (1927-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gordon Auchincloss (c.1887-1943) — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1887. Lawyer; assistant treasurer, Democratic National Committee, 1916; secretary to his father-in-law, Col. Edward M. House, during negotiations of the Armistice in 1918 and the Paris Peace Conference in 1919; director, Chase National Bank and International Paper Company; bankruptcy trustee and receiver. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from Hodgkin's disease, in the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1943 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss and Maria La Grange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976); married to Janet House; grandson of Samuel Sloan; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. (1888-1969) — also known as Joseph P. Kennedy; Joe Kennedy — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 6, 1888. Supervisor of the shipyard at Quincy, Mass.; banker; stockbroker; owner and financier of movie studios in the 1920s; organized the merger that created Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) in 1928; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1934-35; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1938-40. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of complications from a stroke, in Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., November 18, 1969 (age 81 years, 73 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Augusta (Hickey) Kennedy (1857-1923) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929); married, October 7, 1914, to Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald (1890-1995; daughter of John Francis Fitzgerald); father of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; grandfather of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joseph P. Kennedy: Richard J. Whalen, The Founding Father : The Story of Joseph P. Kennedy, A Study in Power, Wealth, and Family Ambition
  Critical books about Joseph P. Kennedy: Ronald Kessler, The Sins of the Father : Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded — Ted Schwarz, Joseph P. Kennedy : The Mogul, the Mob, the Statesman, and the Making of an American Myth
  Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1897-1976) — also known as Hugh D. Auchincloss — of Fairfax, Va. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 28, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; stockbroker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Died in Washington, D.C., November 20, 1976 (age 79 years, 84 days). Interment at Island Cemetery, Newport, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss and Emma Brewster (Jennings) Auchincloss; married 1935 to Nina Gore Vidal (daughter of Thomas Pryor Gore (1870-1949)); married 1942 to Janet Norton (Lee) Bouvier (1907-1989; mother-in-law of John Fitzgerald Kennedy); father of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III; nephew of Oliver Gould Jennings; first cousin of James Coats Auchincloss and Gordon Auchincloss.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Epitaph: "Beloved wise and noble man."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nina Gore Auchincloss (1903-1978) — also known as Nina S. Gore; Nina Gore Vidal — of Fairfax, Va. Born in Lawton, Comanche County, Okla., 1903. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Female. Died in 1978 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Pryor Gore (1870-1949); married, January 11, 1921, to Eugene Luther Vidal (divorced 1935); married 1935 to Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; mother of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. and Nina Gore Auchincloss (who married Newton Ivan Steers, Jr.).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (1915-2011) — also known as R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.; "Sarge" — Born in Westminster, Carroll County, Md., November 9, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; organized and directed the Peace Corps, 1961-66; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1968-70; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1972; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976. Catholic. German ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 2011 (age 95 years, 70 days). Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Sargent Shriver (1880-1942) and Hilda (Shriver) Shriver (1883-1977); married, May 23, 1953, to Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; aunt of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend); father of Maria Owings Shriver (who married Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger) and Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); nephew of James Causten Shriver; grandson of Thomas Herbert Shriver; great-grandson of Thomas Johns Perry.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Sargent Shriver Elementary School, in Silver Spring, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about R. Sargent Shriver: Scott Stossel, Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver — Mark Shriver, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver
  Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (1915-1944) — also known as Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hull, Plymouth County, Mass., July 25, 1915. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Catholic. Killed when his Liberator bomber exploded, over the English Channel, August 12, 1944 (age 29 years, 18 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); brother of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; uncle of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Edmund M. Reggie — of Crowley, Acadia Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Victoria Anne Reggie (who married Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009)).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) — also known as John F. Kennedy; "J.F.K."; "Lancer" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., May 29, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1947-53; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1953-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1956; received a 1957 Pulitzer Prize for his book Profiles in Courage; President of the United States, 1961-63; died in office 1963. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion; Elks. Kennedy was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963. Shot by a sniper, Lee Harvey Oswald, while riding in a motorcade, and died in Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., November 22, 1963 (age 46 years, 177 days). Oswald was shot and killed two days later by Jack Ruby. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; memorial monument at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); step-brother-in-law of Nina Gore Auchincloss (who married Newton Ivan Steers, Jr.); brother of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy (who married Virginia Joan Bennett); married, September 12, 1953, to Jacqueline Lee 'Jackie' Bouvier (1929-1994; step-daughter of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; step-sister of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. and Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III); father of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr.; uncle of Maria Owings Shriver (who married Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger), Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Cross-reference: John B. Connally — Henry B. Gonzalez — Henry M. Wade — Walter Rogers — Gerry E. Studds — James B. McCahey, Jr. — Mark Dalton — Waggoner Carr — Theodore C. Sorensen — Pierre Salinger — John Bartlow Martin — Abraham Davenport
  The John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge (opened 1963), which carries southbound I-65 over the Ohio River from Jeffersonville, Indiana, to Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. half dollar coin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by John F. Kennedy: Profiles in Courage
  Books about John F. Kennedy: Christopher Loviny & Vincent Touze, JFK : Remembering Jack — Robert Dallek, An Unfinished Life : John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 — Michael O'Brien, John F. Kennedy : A Biography — Sean J. Savage, JFK, LBJ, and the Democratic Party — Thurston Clarke, Ask Not : The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America — Thomas Reeves, A Question of Character : A Life of John F. Kennedy — Chris Matthews, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero — Shelley Sommer, John F. Kennedy : His Life and Legacy (for young readers)
  Critical books about John F. Kennedy: Seymour Hersh, The Dark Side of Camelot — Lance Morrow, The Best Year of Their Lives: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon in 1948: Learning the Secrets of Power — Victor Lasky, JFK: the Man and the Myth
  Newton Ivan Steers, Jr. (1917-1993) — also known as Newton Steers — of Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J., January 13, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964 (delegation chair); Maryland Republican state chair, 1964-66; member of Maryland state senate, 1971-74, 1975-77; U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1977-79; defeated, 1980. Methodist. Died in 1993 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Ivan Steers and Claire L. (Herder) Steers; married, June 8, 1957, to Nina Gore Auchincloss (daughter of Nina Gore Auchincloss (1903-1978); step-sister-in-law of John Fitzgerald Kennedy; half-sister of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.); married, December 29, 1978, to Gabriele Irwin.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Peter Lawford (1923-1984) — also known as Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen Lawford — Born in London, England, September 7, 1923. Democrat. Actor; naturalized U.S. citizen; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. English ancestry. Died, from cardiac arrest, while suffering from kidney failure and liver failure, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 24, 1984 (age 61 years, 108 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean; cenotaph at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Sydney Turing Barlow Lawford (1865-1953) and May Somerville (Bunny) Lawford (1883-1972); married, April 24, 1954, to Patricia Helen Kennedy (1924-2006) (daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy); married, October 30, 1971, to Mary Rowan; married, June 25, 1976, to Deborah Gould; married, July 5, 1984, to Patricia Seaton; father of Christopher Lawford (actor).
  Epitaph: "Beloved Husband, Father & Friend."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patricia Kennedy Lawford (1924-2006) — also known as Pat Lawford; Patricia Helen Kennedy — of Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., May 6, 1924. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Female. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in a hospital at Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 17, 2006 (age 82 years, 134 days). Interment at Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); sister of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009); married, April 24, 1954, to Peter Lawford; mother of Christopher Lawford (actor); aunt of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); granddaughter of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968) — also known as Robert F. Kennedy; Bobby Kennedy; "R.F.K." — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass.; Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 20, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956, 1960; U.S. Attorney General, 1961-64; U.S. Senator from New York, 1965-68; died in office 1968; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1968. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. On June 5, 1968, while running for president, having just won the California presidential primary, was shot and mortally wounded by Sirhan Sirhan, in the Ambassador Hotel, and died the next day in in Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 6, 1968 (age 42 years, 199 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); brother of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; married, June 17, 1950, to Ethel Skakel; father of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II and Kerry Kennedy (who married Andrew Mark Cuomo); uncle of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Cross-reference: Benjamin Altman — John Bartlow Martin — Frank Mankiewicz — Paul Schrade
  The Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building (opened 1935, renamed 2001), in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert F. Kennedy: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Robert Kennedy and His Times — Evan Thomas, Robert Kennedy : His Life — Joseph A. Palermo, In His Own Right — Thurston Clarke, The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days That Inspired America — Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, Some of It Was Fun: Working with RFK and LBJ — Bill Eppridge, A Time it Was: Bobby Kennedy in the Sixties
  Critical books about Robert F. Kennedy: Allen Roberts, Robert Francis Kennedy: Biography of a Compulsive Politician — Victor Lasky, RFK: Myth and Man — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print
  Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. (1925-2012) — also known as Gore Vidal; Edgar Box; Cameron Kay; Katherine Everard — of Barrytown, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Ravello, Italy; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born, in the Cadet Hospital, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, Orange County, N.Y., October 3, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1960; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1982. Atheist. Bisexual. Novelist, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, appeared as an actor in several films. Not actually related to Al Gore, who he refers to as "Cousin Al". Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 31, 2012 (age 86 years, 302 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Luther Vidal (1895-1969) and Nina Gore Auchincloss (1903-1978); step-brother of Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (who married John Fitzgerald Kennedy) and Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III; half-brother of Nina Gore Auchincloss (who married Newton Ivan Steers, Jr. (1917-1993)); grandson of Thomas Pryor Gore.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Gore Vidal: Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got To Be So Hated (2002) — Dreaming War : Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta (2002) — The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 (2002) — Palimpsest: A Memoir (1996) — Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson (2003)
  Fiction by Gore Vidal: Live from Golgotha — Julian — Creation: A Novel — Lincoln: A Novel — Burr — 1876: A Novel — Empire: A Novel — Hollywood — Washington, D.C.: A Novel — The Golden Age: A Novel — Myra Breckinridge — Two Sisters — Kalki — Duluth — The Smithsonian Institution: A Novel — The City and the Pillar — Williwaw: A Novel
  Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (b. 1927) — also known as Hugh D. Auchincloss III; Yusha Auchincloss — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in 1927. Independent candidate for Rhode Island state senate, 1992. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss and Maya (de Chrapovitsky) Auchincloss; step-brother of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr. and Jacqueline Bouvier (who married John Fitzgerald Kennedy); grandnephew of Oliver Gould Jennings; first cousin once removed of James Coats Auchincloss and Gordon Auchincloss (1887?-1943).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Campaign slogan: "A vote for Hugh is a vote for you."
  Jean Kennedy Smith (1928-2020) — also known as Jean Ann Kennedy — of New York. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 20, 1928. U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, 1993-98. Female. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 17, 2020 (age 92 years, 118 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); sister of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (1924-2006) (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy and Edward Moore Kennedy; married, May 19, 1956, to Stephen Smith (1927-1990); aunt of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); granddaughter of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009) — also known as Edward M. Kennedy; Ted Kennedy; "Lion of the Senate" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born, in St. Margaret's Hospital, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 22, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009; died in office 2009; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident after his car plunged off the Dike Bridge, on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, killing passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, on July 18, 1969. Died, from brain cancer, in Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., August 25, 2009 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); brother of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy and Jean Kennedy Smith; married, November 29, 1958, to Virginia Joan Bennett (1936-); married, November 30, 1958, to Virginia Joan Bennett (divorced 1982); married, July 3, 1992, to Victoria Anne Reggie (daughter of Edmund M. Reggie); father of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); uncle of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. and Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Cross-reference: Murray M. Chotiner
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Edward M. Kennedy: True Compass: A Memoir (2009)
  Books about Edward M. Kennedy: Adam Clymer, Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography — Richard E. Burke, The Senator : My Ten Years With Ted Kennedy — Peter S. Canellos, Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy
  Critical books about Edward M. Kennedy: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37) — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print
  Mario Matthew Cuomo (1932-2015) — also known as Mario M. Cuomo — of Holliswood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., June 15, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; secretary of state of New York, 1975-78; Liberal candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1977; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1979-82; defeated, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (speaker), 1988; Governor of New York, 1983-94; defeated, 1994; Presidential Elector for New York, 1992. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association. Died January 1, 2015 (age 82 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1954 to Matilda Raffa; father of Andrew Mark Cuomo (1957-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge (built 2013-17; unofficially, the New Tappan Zee Bridge), on the New York Thruway, crossing the Hudson River between Tarrytown and Grand View-on-Hudson, New York, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Mario Cuomo: Why Lincoln Matters : Today More Than Ever
  Joan Bennett Kennedy (b. 1936) — also known as Virginia Joan Bennett; Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 2, 1936. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Daughter of Henry Wiggin Bennett, Jr. and Virginia Joan (Stead) Bennett; married, November 29, 1958, to Edward Moore Kennedy (brother of John Fitzgerald Kennedy); mother of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (b. 1947) — also known as Arnold Schwarzenegger; "Arnie"; "Conan the Republican"; "The Governator"; "The Austrian Oak" — of Brentwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Thal, Styria, Austria, July 30, 1947. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; actor in numerous movies, including Pumping Iron, the Terminator series, Conan the Barbarian, Predator, Total Recall, and others; Governor of California, 2003-; he and his wife separated in 2011 after revealing that his sexual contact with a member of his household staff resulted in a child ten years earlier. Catholic. Austrian ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Gustav Schwarzenegger (1907-1972) and Aurelia (Jadrny) Schwarzenegger (1922-1998); married, April 26, 1986, to Maria Owings Shriver (daughter of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; sister of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); niece of John Fitzgerald Kennedy).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Arnold Schwarzenegger: Arnold : The Education of a Bodybuilder (1977) — Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story (2012)
  Books about Arnold Schwarzenegger: Nigel Andrews, True Myths : The Life and Times of Arnold Schwarzenegger, from Pumping Iron to Governor of California — Susan Zannos, Arnold Schwarzenegger — Laurence Leamer, Fantastic : The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger — Michael Blitz & Louise Krasniewicz, Why Arnold Matters: The Rise of a Cultural Icon — Ian Halperin, The Governator: From Muscle Beach to His Quest for the White House, the Improbable Rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger — Colleen A. Sexton, Arnold Schwarzenegger (for young readers)
  Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (b. 1951) — also known as Kathleen Hartington Kennedy — of Baltimore County, Md. Born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., July 4, 1951. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1986; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1992; Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1995-2003; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Robert Francis Kennedy and Ethel (Skakel) Kennedy; sister of Joseph Patrick Kennedy II; married, November 17, 1973, to David Townsend; niece of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; granddaughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; great-granddaughter of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald; first cousin of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (b. 1952) — also known as Joseph P. Kennedy II — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 24, 1952. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1987-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Francis Kennedy; brother of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend; nephew of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (1915-1944), John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; grandson of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; great-grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald; first cousin of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Andrew Mark Cuomo (b. 1957) — also known as Andrew M. Cuomo — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 6, 1957. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1997-2001; New York state attorney general, 2007-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008; Governor of New York, 2011-. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Matilda (Raffa) Cuomo and Mario Matthew Cuomo (1932-2015); married, June 9, 1990, to Kerry Kennedy (divorced 2005; daughter of Robert Francis Kennedy).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. (1960-1999) — also known as John F. Kennedy, Jr.; "John-John"; "The American Son" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., November 25, 1960. Democrat. Lawyer; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1988 ; founder, George magazine. Catholic. Killed, along with his wife and sister-in-law, in a plane crash, near Martha's Vineyard, in the North Atlantic Ocean, July 16, 1999 (age 38 years, 233 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Atlantic Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Jacqueline (Bouvier) Kennedy (1929-1994); married, September 21, 1996, to Carolyn Jeanne Bessette (1966-1999); nephew of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; grandson of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; great-grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald; first cousin of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend (1951-), Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, Mark Kennedy Shriver and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mark Kennedy Shriver (b. 1964) — of West Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., February 17, 1964. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 15, 1995-; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. and Eunice (Kennedy) Shriver (1921-2009); sister of Maria Owings Shriver (who married Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger); nephew of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford (1924-2006), Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; grandson of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; grandnephew of James Causten Shriver; great-grandson of Thomas Herbert Shriver, Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald; second great-grandson of Thomas Johns Perry; first cousin of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Patrick Joseph Kennedy (b. 1967) — also known as Patrick J. Kennedy — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I. Born in Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 14, 1967. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1988-94; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1995-; pleaded guilty in 2006 to charges of driving under the influence of prescription drugs. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Moore Kennedy and Joan Bennett Kennedy; nephew of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (1915-1944), John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy and Jean Kennedy Smith; grandson of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; great-grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy and John Francis Fitzgerald; first cousin of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. and Mark Kennedy Shriver.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Patrick Kennedy: Darrell M. West, Patrick Kennedy : The Rise to Power
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