U.S. Senator from New York and Attorney General under his brother John's administration who was assassinated in 1968 while he was running for President.
Shortly before his 18th birthday, he enlisted in the Naval Reserve as an apprentice seaman and later graduated from from Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law.
Many of the civil rights initiatives that the Kennedy Administration put forward were spearheaded by him.
He married Ethel Skakel in 1950 and the couple had 11 kids between 1951 and 1968.
He was devastated after his brother John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 and supported his former sister in-law for the remainder of his life.
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