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Biographical details on Sen. Edward Kennedy

Biographical details on Sen. Edward Kennedy

NAME _ Sen. Edward Moore Kennedy, Democrat from Massachusetts.
AGE _ 77; born Feb. 22, 1932, in Boston; died Aug. 25, 2009, in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
EDUCATION _ Bachelor's degree, Harvard University, 1956; law degree, University of Virginia Law School, 1959.
CAREER _ First elected to the Senate in a 1962 special election to fill the vacancy left when his brother, John F. Kennedy, became president. Sen. Kennedy was re-elected to six-year terms in 1964, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000 and 2006.
FAMILY _ Married to second wife, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, in 1992; children, Curran, Caroline, Kara, Edward Jr., and Patrick. Divorced from his first wife, Joan, in 1982.
QUOTE _ "For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die." _ Addressing the 1980 Democratic National Convention.


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