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Edward Kennedy, Sr.'s Biography


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Full Name:

Edward 'Ted' M. Kennedy, Sr.




Wife: Victoria Reggie; 3 Children: Kara, Edward Jr., Patrick; 2 Stepchildren: Curan Raclin, Caroline Raclin

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Boston, MA

Home City:

Hyannis Port, MA


Roman Catholic

LLB, University of Virginia Law School, 1959

Attended, International Law School, The Hague, Netherlands, 1958

BA, Government, Harvard University, 1956

Senator, United States Senate, 1962-2009

Primary Candidate, President of the United States, 1980

Majority Whip, United States Senate, 1969-1971

Won Special Election, Experience, United States Senate, 1962

Experience, Bipartisan Commission on Comprehensive Health Care

Member, Congressional Friends of Ireland

Trustee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Experience, Democratic Steering and Coordination Committee

Experience, Attorney

Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County, 1961-1962

Private First Class, United States Army, 1951-1953

Trustee, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Experience, Senate National Security Working Group

Astrological Sign:



-Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama, 2004
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt Award, March of Dimes, 2001

Father's Name:

Joseph P. Kennedy

Father's Occupation:

Business Man, Stock Speculator, Political Genius

Mother's Name:

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Mother's Occupation:

Philanthropist, Matriarch

Number of Grandchildren:



With Mark O. Hatfield, Freeze!: How You Can Help Prevent Nuclear War (New York: Bantam Books, 1982)
-In Critical Condition: The Crisis in America's Health Care (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972)
-Decisions for a Decade: Policies and Programs for the 1970s (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968)