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Members of the Kennedy Family

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List of the members of the Kennedy family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Kennedy family, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Kennedy family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Kennedy family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Kennedy family.

This is a list that includes family members like John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

The information on this page of prominent Kennedy family members can help answer the questions, “Who was in the Kennedy family?” and "Who is part of the Kennedy family?
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    Maria Owings Shriver (born November 6, 1955) is an American journalist, author, and former First Lady of California. She was married to former Governor of California and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, from whom she filed for divorce in 2011. She has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. As executive producer of The Alzheimer's Project, Shriver earned two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for developing a "television show with a conscience". She is a member of the Kennedy family; her mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, was a sister of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Ted Kennedy. Shriver is...  more

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      Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, DSG (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009) was an American philanthropist and a member of the Kennedy family. Shriver is known as the founder of the Special Olympics, a sports organization for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities. For her efforts on behalf of the disabled, Shriver was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1984. Shriver was a sister of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, and U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith. She was the wife of Sargent Shriver, who was the United States Ambassador to France and was the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1972....  more
      • Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. (born January 17, 1954) is an American activist, environmental attorney, and author. He is the son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy serves as president of the board of Waterkeeper Alliance, a non-profit environmental group that he helped found in 1999. From 1986 until 2017, Kennedy served as senior attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a non-profit environmental organization. He served from 1984 until 2017 as board member and chief prosecuting attorney for Hudson Riverkeeper.For over thirty years, Kennedy has been an adjunct professor of Environmental Law at Pace University School of...  more
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          Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017. She is a prominent member of the Kennedy family and the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Kennedy was five days shy of her sixth birthday when her father was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The following year, Caroline, her mother, and brother John F. Kennedy Jr. settled on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school. Kennedy graduated from Radcliffe College and worked at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she met her future husband,...  more

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