American politician who served as the 21st United States Ambassador to France from 1968 until 1970, the 1st Director of the OEO from 1964 until 1968, and the 1st Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 until 1966.
He was a founding member of the the organization called the America First Committee in 1940.
He received the Franklin D. Roosevelt Freedom From Want Award in 1993.
He married Eunice Kennedy in 1953 and they had five children: Robert, Maria, Timothy, Mark and Anthony.
He is the grandfather of model Patrick Shriver.