Robert F. Kennedy

American politician and brother of John F. Kennedy (1925-2008)

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was a brother of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy. He ran for president in 1968, but was killed in California during the presidential primaries. [1]

Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy 1964.jpeg
Robert F. Kennedy at the White House, 1964
United States Senator
from New York
In office
January 3, 1965 – June 6, 1968
Serving with Jacob K. Javits
Preceded byKenneth Keating
Succeeded byCharles E. Goodell
64th United States Attorney General
In office
January 20, 1961 – September 3, 1964
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy,
Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byWilliam P. Rogers
Succeeded byNicholas Katzenbach
Personal details
Born(1925-11-20)November 20, 1925
Brookline, Massachusetts, US
DiedJune 6, 1968(1968-06-06) (aged 42)
Los Angeles, California, US
Cause of deathAssassination
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Ethel Skakel
(m. 1950-1968, his death)
Alma materHarvard College
University of Virginia School of Law


  1. "Robert F. Kennedy is fatally shot". History.

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