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Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy in October 1967
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald
June 22, 1890
|Died||January 22, 1995
Haynnis, Massachusetts, United States
|Known for||Member of the Kennedy family|
|Spouse(s)||Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (1914-1969, his death)|
|Children||Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Kathleen Kennedy Cavendish
Robert F. Kennedy
Patricia Kennedy Lawford
Jean Kennedy Smith
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.
Kennedy was born on July 22, 1890 in Boston, Massachusetts.
She studied at Dorchester High School, at the New England Conservatory, at the Wellesley College, and at the Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart.
On October 7, 1914, she married Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr..
They had 9 children:
- Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (1915-1944)
- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
- Rosemary Kennedy (1918-2005)
- Kathleen Kennedy Cavendish (1920-1948)
- Eunice Kennedy (1921-2009)
- Patricia Kennedy Lawford (1924-2006)
- Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968)
- Jean Kennedy Smith (born 1928)
- Ted Kennedy (1932-2009)
She outlived four of her children and her husband.
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