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Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Profession: Kennedy Family Matriarch

United States of America

Why Famous: Wife of Joseph Patrick 'Joe' Kennedy, Sr., and the mother of nine children, including Joseph Patrick 'Joe' Kennedy, Jr., President John Fitzgerald 'Jack' Kennedy, Senator Robert Francis 'Bobby' Kennedy, and Senator Edward Moore 'Ted' Kennedy.

Born: July 22, 1890
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: January 22, 1995 (aged 104)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1914-10-07 44th US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (26) weds John F. Fitzgerald's daughter, Rose Fitzgerald (24)

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