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Encyclopedia > Joan Bennett Kennedy

Joan Bennett Kennedy was born September 9, 1936 in Riverdale, New York as Virginia Joan Bennett. She was the daughter of Henry Wiggin Bennett, Jr. and the former Virginia Joan Stead. She attended Manhattanville College, a Sacred Heart Academy, along with several Kennedy daughters. Through them, she met her future husband, Edward Moore Kennedy. September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Riverdale is the name of several cities, towns, and neighborhoods. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... The architectural and administrative centerpiece of the Manhattanville campus, Reid Hall (1864), is named after Whitelaw Reid owner of the New York Tribune. ... Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls Roman Catholic high school in Louisville, Kentucky. ... John, Robert, and Edward Kennedy The Kennedy family is a prominent family in American politics and government descending from the marriage of Joseph P. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. ... Edward Kennedy Edward Moore Ted Kennedy, (born February 22, 1932, in Brookline, Massachusetts) is a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts. ...


Marriage and divorce

Ted and Joan were married on November 29, 1958, in Bronxville, New York. They had three children: Kara Kennedy Allen (born February 27, 1960), Edward Moore Kennedy, Jr. (born September 26, 1961), and Representative Patrick Joseph Kennedy (born July 14, 1967). Two of Ted and Joan's children would develop cancer early in life, but would survive, Kara Kennedy Allen and Edward Moore Kennedy, Jr. and it is quite likely that her children's illnesses further exacerbated her mental health and worsened her alcoholism. November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bronxville is a village located in Westchester County, New York. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Kara Kennedy Allen was born on Feb. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Edward Moore Kennedy Jr. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A legislature is a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws. ... Categories: People stubs | 1967 births | Kennedy family | Members of the U.S. House of Representatives ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


While she showed a public display of unity during Ted's failed 1980 presidential campaign, the marriage was falling apart after a long, slow decline, allegedly due in part to womanizing on his part and alcoholism on hers. On December 6, 1982, the divorce was finalized. Alcoholism is the compulsive consumption of alcohol to the point that the behavior can be described clinically as substance abuse, substance dependence, or substance addiction. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After her divorce, Joan became an accomplished musician and spent time as a grandmother to her four grandchildren from Kara and Ted Jr. In addition, Kennedy worked as an advocate for the mentally retarded and for cancer research and was a supporter of the Children's Hospital and the Pine Street Inn, a Boston-based homeless shelter. Boston is a town and small port c. ...


Severe alcoholism

She has been arrested on at least four occasions for drunk driving. In 1974, she was arrested in Virginia. In 1988, she was arrested in Barnstable, Massachusetts. Drunk driving (drink driving in the UK) or drinking and driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol (i. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barnstable is a city located on Cape Cod in Massachusetts; it is the county seat of Barnstable County6. ...


She was ordered to undergo treatment following a 1991 arrest in Quincy, Massachusetts. In 2000, she was arrested in Barnstable, and charged with DUI and failure to provide a license or registration. In the 2000 case, she was sentenced to 2 years probation. Nickname: The City of Presidents Official website: http://ci. ... Probation is the suspension of a prison or jail sentence - the criminal who is on probation has been convicted of a crime, but instead of serving prison time, has been found by the Court to be amenable to probation and will be returned to the community for a period in...


In February, 2005, the press revealed her children were granted legal guardianship over her because of her ongoing struggle with alcoholism.


On March 30, 2005, Kennedy was hospitalized with a concussion and a broken shoulder after a passer-by found her lying in a street in Boston. Details of exactly what happened to Kennedy and how she ended up in the street remain unclear. March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery. She is continuing her treatments, and there is no reason to assume anything other than a reasonably good prognosis for Joan Bennett Kennedy, who has suffered so much in so many ways. Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ...


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Joan Bennett Kennedy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (442 words)
Joan Bennett Kennedy was born September 9, 1936 in Riverdale, New York as Virginia Joan Bennett.
In addition, Kennedy worked as an advocate for the mentally retarded and for cancer research and was a supporter of the Children's Hospital and the Pine Street Inn, a Boston-based homeless shelter.
On March 30, 2005, Kennedy was hospitalized with a concussion and a broken shoulder after a passer-by found her lying in a street in Boston.
Ted Kennedy/Draft 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2758 words)
Kennedy was criticized for failing to come to Kopechne's aid, for failing to summon help, for contacting not the police but his lawyer first, and for failing to report the accident to the authorities.
Because of a lack of evidence other than Kennedy's own word, allegations persist that he was drunk, that he did not try to save Kopechne, and that he intentionally turned onto the road crossing the bridge going to the beach in order to have sex with her.
Senator Kennedy was a major player in the bipartisan team that wrote the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, which according to both Kennedy and President Bush was a compromise, and according to both their parties conceded too much to the other side.
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