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Joe Kennedy
Partners of 
Joe Kennedy

American Businessman
Father of President JFK
Joe Kennedy

Joseph Patrick Kennedy

Age

81

Born

6 Sep 1888

Died

18 Nov 1969

Joe Kennedy Bio Details

Full name

Joseph Patrick Kennedy

Gender

Male

Age

81

Date of birth

6 Sep 1888

Birth place

East Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Date of death:

18 Nov 1969

Place of death

Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA

Cause of death

Ill health following a stroke

Occupations

Businessman

Author

1st Chairman Securities & Exchange Commission (1934 - 1935)

1st Chairman of The Maritime Commission (1936 - 1938)

US Ambassador To The UK (1937 - 1941)

Education

Boston Latin School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (Finished 1912)

Irish American.

All 4 of Joe Kennedy's grandparents were Irish immigrants who fled the Irish famine for a new life in the US.  The Boston Irish were frowned upon by the Boston upper class commonly known as Boston Brahmins which lead to many, including Joe's father, becoming active as Democratic politicians.

Company Merger creates RKO

In the late 1920s, Joe Kennedy merged his film companies to form the famous Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) later to be taken over by Howard Hughes.

Hollywood Studio Owner

During the 1920s Joe Kennedy invested in and ran a number of Hollywood studios and was very much involved in the transition from silent movies to sound.  

A Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Pius IX

Joe Kennedy attended the coronation of Pope Pius XII where he awarded the title 'A Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Pius IX.

Joe Kennedy Siblings

Francis Kennedy

Brother

Mary Connelly

Sister

Margaret Burke

Sister

Partners of 
Joe Kennedy

Gloria Swanson

Affair

affair from 1927

Rose Kennedy

Married

9 children together

7 Oct 1914

Joe Kennedy Children

Joe Kennedy Partner(s) Other Children

Joe Kennedy

born 1915, died 1944, age 29
with Rose Kennedy

President John F Kennedy

born 1917, died 1963, age 46
with Rose Kennedy

35th President of the United States of America

Rosemary Kennedy

born 1918, died 2005, age 86
with Rose Kennedy

Kathleen Cavendish, Kick Kennedy

born 1920, died 1948, age 28
with Rose Kennedy

Eunice Shriver

born 1921, died 2009, age 88
with Rose Kennedy

President John F Kennedy's Sister

Pat Lawford

born 1924, died 2006, age 82
with Rose Kennedy

American socialite Sister of President John F Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy

born 1925, died 1968, age 42
with Rose Kennedy

US Senator

Jean Smith

born 1928, age 89
with Rose Kennedy

President John F Kennedy's Sister

Ted Kennedy

born 1932, died 2009, age 77
with Rose Kennedy

US Senator 1962 - 2009 Brother of President John F Kennedy

Joe Kennedy Family

Joe Kennedy's parents:

Joe Kennedy's father was Patrick Kennedy Joe Kennedy's mother was Mary Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's children:

Joe Kennedy's son was President John F Kennedy Joe Kennedy's son was Bobby Kennedy Joe Kennedy's daughter was Eunice Shriver Joe Kennedy's daughter was Pat Lawford Joe Kennedy's daughter is Jean Smith Joe Kennedy's son was Ted Kennedy Joe Kennedy's son was Joe Kennedy Joe Kennedy's daughter was Rosemary Kennedy Joe Kennedy's daughter was Kathleen Cavendish, Kick Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's current partners:

Joe Kennedy's wife was Rose Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's former partners:

Joe Kennedy had an affair with Gloria Swanson


Joe Kennedy's siblings:

Joe Kennedy's brother was Francis Kennedy Joe Kennedy's sister was Mary Connelly Joe Kennedy's sister was Margaret Burke


Joe Kennedy's nieces and nephews:

Joe Kennedy's niece is Mary McCarthy Joe Kennedy's niece is Margaret De Vine Joe Kennedy's nephew is Charles Burke Jr Joe Kennedy's nephew is Thomas Burke


Joe Kennedy's grandparents:

Joe Kennedy's grandfather was James Hickey Joe Kennedy's grandmother was Margaret Hickey Joe Kennedy's grandfather was Patrick Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandmother was Bridget Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's great grandparents:

Joe Kennedy's great grandfather was Patrick Field Joe Kennedy's great grandmother was Mary Field Joe Kennedy's great grandfather was Michael Hickey Joe Kennedy's great grandmother was Caroline Hickey Joe Kennedy's great grandfather is Richard Murphy Joe Kennedy's great grandmother was Mary Murphy Joe Kennedy's great grandfather was Patrick Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandmother was Mary Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's grandchildren:

Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Caroline Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson was John F Kennedy Jr Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Maria Shriver Joe Kennedy's grandson is Robert Kennedy Jr Joe Kennedy's granddaughter was Arabella Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson was Patrick Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson is Bobby Shriver III Joe Kennedy's grandson is Tim Shriver Joe Kennedy's grandson is Mark Shriver Joe Kennedy's grandson is Anthony Shriver Joe Kennedy's grandson is Christopher Lawford Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Sydney McKelvy Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Victoria Pender Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Robin Lawford Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Joe Kennedy's grandson is Joseph Kennedy II Joe Kennedy's grandson was David Kennedy Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Courtney Kennedy Hill Joe Kennedy's grandson was Michael Kennedy Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Kerry Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson is Christopher Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson is Max Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson is Douglas Kennedy Joe Kennedy's granddaughter is Rory Kennedy Joe Kennedy's grandson is Stephen Smith Jr Joe Kennedy's grandson is William Smith Joe Kennedy's adopted granddaughter is Amanda Smith Joe Kennedy's adopted granddaughter is Kym Smith Joe Kennedy's granddaughter was Kara Allen Joe Kennedy's grandson is Ted Kennedy Jr Joe Kennedy's grandson is Patrick Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's great grandchildren:

Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Rose Schlossberg Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Tatiana Schlossberg Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Jack Schlossberg Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Patrick Schwarzenegger Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Rosemary Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Christina Schwarzenneger Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Katherine Schwarzenegger Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Christopher Schwarzenegger Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Sophia Shriver Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Timothy Shriver Jr. Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Samuel Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Kathleen Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Caroline Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Molly Shriver Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Tommy Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Emma Shriver Joe Kennedy's great grandson is John Shriver Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Teddy Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Eunice Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Francesca Shriver Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Carolina Shriver Joe Kennedy's great grandson is David Lawford Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Savannah Lawford Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Matthew Lawford Joe Kennedy's great grandson is James McKelvy Jr Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Christopher McKelvy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Patrick McKelvy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Anthony McKelvy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Alexandra Pender Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Caroline Pender Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Victoria Pender Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Meaghan Townsend Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Maeve Townsend Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Rose Townsend Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Kerry Townsend Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Joseph Kennedy III Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Matthew Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Robert Kennedy III Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Kathleen Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Conor Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Kyra Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Finn Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Aiden Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Saoirse Hill Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Michael Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Kyle Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Rory Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Mariah Cuomo Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Cara Cuomo Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Michaela Cuomo Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Katherine Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Christopher Kennedy Jr Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Sarah Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Clare Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Matthew Kennedy Jr Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Caroline Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Noah Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Riley Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Mary Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Rowen Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Anthony Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Georgia Bailey Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Bridget Bailey Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Zachery Bailey Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is India Rose Smith Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Grace Allen Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Max Allen Joe Kennedy's great grandson is Owen Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great granddaughter is Nora Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's uncles and aunts:

Joe Kennedy's aunt was Mary Kane Joe Kennedy's uncle was John Kennedy Joe Kennedy's aunt was Margaret Caulfield Joe Kennedy's aunt was Joanna Mahoney


Joe Kennedy's great uncles and aunts:

Joe Kennedy's great aunt is Mary Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great uncle was John Kennedy Joe Kennedy's great uncle was James Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's cousins:

Joe Kennedy's cousin was Joseph Kane Joe Kennedy's cousin was Mary Kane Joe Kennedy's cousin was George Kane Joe Kennedy's cousin was Gertrude Metcalf Joe Kennedy's cousin was Frederick Kane Joe Kennedy's cousin was Mary Crawford Joe Kennedy's cousin was Frederick Caulfield Joe Kennedy's cousin was Edith Baker Joe Kennedy's cousin was Henry Caulfield Joe Kennedy's cousin was Florence Caulfield Joe Kennedy's cousin was Elsie Caulfield Joe Kennedy's cousin was Jeanette Flinkfelt Joe Kennedy's cousin was John Caulfield Joe Kennedy's cousin was Daniel Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was Mary Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was William Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was Frances Twomey Joe Kennedy's cousin was Annie Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was Henry Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was Gertrude Mahoney Joe Kennedy's cousin was Frederick Mahoney


Joe Kennedy's first cousins once removed:

Joe Kennedy's first cousin once removed was William Twomey


Joe Kennedy's in laws:

Joe Kennedy's daughter in law was Jackie Onassis Joe Kennedy's son in law was William Cavendish Joe Kennedy's son in law was Sargent Shriver Joe Kennedy's daughter in law is Ethel Kennedy Joe Kennedy's father in law was John Fitzgerald Joe Kennedy's mother in law was Mary Fitzgerald Joe Kennedy's grandfather in law was Thomas Fitzgerald Joe Kennedy's grandmother in law was Rosanna Fitzgerald Joe Kennedy's grandfather in law was Michael Hannon Joe Kennedy's grandmother in law was Mary Hannon Joe Kennedy's sister in law was Mary Agnes Gargan Joe Kennedy's son in law was Stephen Smith Joe Kennedy's daughter in law is Vicki Kennedy


Joe Kennedy's former in laws:

Joe Kennedy's former son in law was Peter Lawford Joe Kennedy's former daughter in law is Joan Kennedy