Rose Kennedy

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Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Jan 22, 1995 (104)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Jan 22, 1995 (104)

About

Matriarch of the Kennedy clan whose sons included President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.

Before Fame

As a child, she and her father were granted a private audience with Pope Pius X at the Vatican.

Trivia

She wanted to leave her husband because he was unfaithful, but being Catholic she wasn't allowed to divorce.

Family Life

She was married to Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. from 1914 until his death in 1969. She had a total of nine children: John, Rosemary, Kathleen, Eunice, Patricia, Robert, Jean, Ted and Joseph Jr.

Associated With

Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was her daughter-in-law.