Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (1915 - 1944) MP

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Birthplace: Hull, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Macclesfield, Cheshire East, UK
Cause of death: Military plane crash
Occupation: United States Navy Pilot
Managed by: Noah Gregory Tutak
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About Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr.

President of Cadets Club

President of Holy Name Society on the base

Jacksonville Naval Station, North Florida

Post humous Awards: Naval Cross

Father established the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation which built several facilities for retarded children.

Flew over 39 naval missions over Europe and was hit by enemy flak. Was part of the D-Day invasion.

After his death, the Nanvy christened a ship after him, "USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr." which his brother, Robert Kennedy, served a short stint on.

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Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was an American bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest of nine children born to Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Elizabeth (née Fitzgerald) Kennedy.

The elder brother of future U.S. President John F. Kennedy, he had been expected to become the family's political standard-bearer.[1] However, he was killed in action, and the task fell to his brother John.

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Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.'s Timeline

1915
July 25, 1915
Hull, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1920
1920
Age 4
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts
1930
1930
Age 14
1944
August 12, 1944
Age 29
Macclesfield, Cheshire East, UK
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Officer Training School in the Midwest
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Harvard University, Harvard Law School
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Harvard University, Harvard Law School
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Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
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Washington,D.C., United States
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South Carolina, United States