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Joseph P. Kennedy

Businessman and Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy

Profession: Businessman and Patriarch of the Kennedy family

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Biography: A successful businessman, investor and billionaire in today's money Kennedy is best known as the father of three political leaders: President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Representative Ted Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

A leading member of the Democratic Party, he served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1938 until late 1940 and was active in the political careers of his sons.

Born: September 6, 1888
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: November 18, 1969 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke

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  • 1938-01-17 Joseph P. Kennedy becomes the 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom

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