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Robert Francis Kennedy
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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 by Kenneth Keating
Succeeded by Charles E. Goodell
64th United States Attorney General
In office
January 20, 1961 – September 3, 1964
President John F. Kennedy,
Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded by William P. Rogers
Succeeded by Nicholas Katzenbach
Personal details
Born (1925-11-20)November 20, 1925
Brookline, Massachusetts, US
Died June 6, 1968(1968-06-06) (aged 42)
Los Angeles, California, US
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ethel Skakel
(m. 1950-1968, his death)
Alma mater Harvard College
University of Virginia School of Law

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 assassinated in California during the presidential primaries.

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