Eunice Kennedy Shriver

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver
DSG

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (right) with Zurab Tsereteli
Born Eunice Mary Kennedy
July 10, 1921(1921-07-10)
Brookline, Massachusetts
Died August 11, 2009(2009-08-11) (aged 88)
Hyannis, Massachusetts
Cause of death Stroke
Resting place St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church parish cemetery
Centerville, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality American
Education Manhattanville College
Alma mater Stanford University
Political party Democratic
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (1953–2009, her death)
Children Robert Sargent Shriver III
Maria Owings Shriver
Timothy Perry Shriver
Mark Kennedy Shriver
Anthony Paul Kennedy Shriver
Parents Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
Rose Kennedy (née Fitzgerald)
Relatives Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (brother)
John F. Kennedy (brother)
Rosemary Kennedy (sister)
Kathleen Agnes Kennedy (sister)
Patricia Kennedy Lawford (sister)
Robert F. Kennedy (brother)
Jean Kennedy Smith (sister)
Ted Kennedy (brother)
Website
eunicekennedyshriver.org

Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, DSG (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009)[1] was a member of the Kennedy family, sister of President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

Early life[change | edit source]

Kennedy was born on July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts to Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and to Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. She studied at Manhattanville College and at Stanford University.

Personal life[change | edit source]

Kennedy was married to Sargent Shriver from 1953 until her death in 2009. They had five children. Shriver died on August 11, 2009 in Hyannis, Massachusetts after having a stroke, aged 88[2]. Her husband, Sargent Shriver died on January 18, 2011 in Bethesda, Maryland.

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Grinberg, Emanuella (undated). "Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies". Edition.cnn.com. http://edition.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/08/11/eunice.kennedy.shriver/. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
  2. Smith, J.Y. (August 11, 2009). "Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Founder of Special Olympics, Dies at 88" The Washington Post. Retrieved August 11, 2009.

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