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Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

American philanthropist and mother of John F. Kennedy

Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was an American philanthropist and socialite. She was the wife of businessman/politician Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.. Their nine children included President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
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Kennedy in October 1967
Born
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy

(1890-06-22)June 22, 1890
DiedJanuary 22, 1995(1995-01-22) (aged 104)
Haynnis, Massachusetts, United States
Known forMember of the Kennedy family
Spouse(s)Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (1914-1969, his death)
ChildrenJoseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Rosemary Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy Cavendish
Eunice Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
Patricia Kennedy Lawford
Jean Kennedy Smith
Ted Kennedy

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Early lifeEdit

Kennedy was born on July 22, 1890 in Boston, Massachusetts.[1]

She studied at Dorchester High School, at the New England Conservatory, at the Wellesley College, and at the Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart.

FamilyEdit

MarriageEdit

On October 7, 1914, she married Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr..

ChildrenEdit

They had 9 children:

LongevityEdit

She outlived four of her children and her husband.

DeathEdit

Kennedy died on January 22, 1995 in Hyannis, Massachusetts from pneumonia, aged 104.

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