Robert F. Kennedy

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Robert F. Kennedy
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Kennedy appearin afore the Platform Committee on August 19, 1964
Unitit States Senator
from New York
In office
Januar 3, 1965 – Juin 6, 1968
Precedit biKenneth Keating
Succeedit biCharles Goodell
64t Unitit States Attorney General
In office
Januar 20, 1961 – September 3, 1964
PresesJohn F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Precedit biWilliam P. Rogers
Succeedit biNicholas Katzenbach
Personal details
BornRobert Francis Kennedy
20 November 1925(1925-11-20)
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
Dee'd6 Juin 1968(1968-06-06) (aged 42)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daithAssassination
Restin placeArlington Naitional Seemetry
Arlington County, Virginie, U.S.
38°52′52″N 77°04′17″W / 38.88118°N 77.07150°W / 38.88118; -77.07150
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Ethel Skakel (m. 1950)
RelationsSee: Kennedy faimily
BairnsKathleen, Joseph, Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max, Douglas, Rory
Alma materHarvard Varsity (A.B.)
Varsity o Virginie School of Law (J.D.)
ProfessionLawyer, politeecian
ReligionRoman Catholic
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States
Service/branch U.S. Naval Reserve
Years o service1944–46
RankE2 SM USN.png Seaman Apprentice
UnitUSS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
Battles/warsWarld War II

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – Juin 6, 1968), commonly kent bi his ineetials RFK, wis an American politeecian frae Massachusetts. He served as the Unitit States junior senator frae New York frae Januar 1965 till his assassination in Juin 1968. He wis previously the 64t U.S. Attorney General frae Januar 1961 tae September 1964, servin unner his aulder brither Preses John F. Kennedy an his successor, Preses Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy wis a member o the Democratic Pairty, an is seen as an icon o modren American liberalism.