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Patrick Joseph Kennedy (January 14, 1858May 18, 1929) was an American politician. He was the father of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and grandfather to Robert F. Kennedy, and to former United States President John F. Kennedy. January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... May 18 the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... Joe Kennedy Joseph Joe Patrick Kennedy, Sr. ... For the New Zealand cricketer, see Robert Kennedy (cricketer). ... John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. ...


P.J. was the youngest of five children born to Patrick Kennedy, a poor Irish Roman Catholic immigrant to the United States, and Bridget Murphy. Penal laws, preventing Catholics from owning property or being educated, and the threat of famine had led his parents to emigrate, crossing the Atlantic in a "coffin ship" and settling in Boston, Massachusetts. The couple's first son, John, died of cholera in infancy. Months after P.J.'s birth, his father, also succumbed to the infectious cholera epidemic that infested the family's East Boston neighborhood. As the only surviving male, P.J. was the first Kennedy to receive a formal education. He attended Boston College on scholarship and became a prominent businessman before entering politics. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as both a member of Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate. Patrick Kennedy (abt. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... In the most general sense, penal is the body of laws that are enforced by the State in its own name and impose penalties for their violation, as opposed to civil law that seeks to redress private wrongs. ... A famine is a phenomenon in which a large percentage of the population of a region or country are so undernourished that death by starvation becomes increasingly common. ... The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one_fifth of its surface. ... A coffin ship was the name given to the ships that carried Irish immigrants escaping the effects of the potato famine. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Official website: www. ... Cholera (also called Asiatic cholera) is a water-borne disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, which are typically ingested by drinking contaminated water, or by eating improperly cooked fish, especially shellfish. ... This article is about Boston College. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ...


In November 23, 1887 he married Mary Augusta Hickey, the daughter of a prosperous businessman in the city. His son Joseph married Rose Fitzgerald. Together they had many children. Of them, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., World War II veteren, John F. Kennedy 35th President of the United States, Robert Kennedy, Presidential cadidate, and Eward Kennedy, U.S. Senator. This created the base for the Kennedy family to build their future political power. November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22 , 1890 - January 22, 1995) married into the Kennedy family and became its matriarch in the second half of the 20th century, when its members helped shape American politics. ... John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to as John F. Kennedy, JFK or Jack Kennedy, was the 35th President of the United States. ... Robert Kennedy Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy, also called RFK (November 20, 1925–June 6, 1968) was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, and was appointed by his brother as Attorney General for his administration. ... 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. ...


Patrick Joseph Kennedy is also the name of Edward Kennedy's son, and thus a great-grandson of the elder P. J. Kennedy. Patrick J. Kennedy Patrick Joseph Kennedy (born July 14, 1967) is the son of Ted Kennedy and Joan Bennett. ... Edward Kennedy Edward Moore Ted Kennedy, (born February 22, 1932, in Brookline, Massachusetts) is a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts. ...


 
 

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