Robert F. Kennedy

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Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy at the White House, 1964
United States Senator
from New York
In office
January 3, 1965 – June 6, 1968
Serving with Jacob K. Javits
Preceded byKenneth Keating
Succeeded byCharles E. Goodell
64th United States Attorney General
In office
January 20, 1961 – September 3, 1964
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy,
Lyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byWilliam P. Rogers
Succeeded byNicholas Katzenbach
Personal details
Robert Francis Kennedy

(1925-11-20)November 20, 1925
Brookline, Massachusetts, US
DiedJune 6, 1968(1968-06-06) (aged 42)
Los Angeles, California, US
Cause of deathAssassination by firearm
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Ethel Skakel
(m. 1950-1968, his death)
Alma materHarvard College
University of Virginia School of Law

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also called RFK, was an American politician. He is the brother of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, who was killed during riding in a presidential motorcade through Dealey Plaza nearly five years ago.

Death[change | change source]

Kennedy ran for president in 1968, but was shot multiple times by Sirhan Sirhan in California during the presidential primaries on June 5, 1968. He died during the operation to remove the bullet and bone fragments from his brain on the next day.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Robert F. Kennedy is fatally shot". History.

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