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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.

His tenure is best known for its advocacy for the civil rights movement, the fight against organized crime and the Mafia, and involvement in U.S. foreign policy related to Cuba.

He ran for president in 1968, but was assassinated in California during the presidential primaries.

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