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Bobby Shriver

Journalist
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Born Apr 28, 1954

Robert Sargent "Bobby" Shriver III is an American activist, attorney, journalist and a Democratic member of the Santa Monica City Council in Santa Monica, California. He is a former mayor of the City of Santa Monica and currently serves as a member of the Santa Monica City Council. With the retirement of his cousin, U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy (D-Rhode Island) in January 2011, Shriver is the only member of the Kennedy family serving in elected office.… Read More

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  • (Red) At The Global Fund's Triennial Replenishment Conference
    Yahoo News - 12 days ago
  • Kuehl Takes Aim At Opponent Shriver's Council Attendance Record
    LATimes - Jan 31, 2014
  • Bobby Shriver, Touting Kennedy Lineage, Joins Supervisor's Race
    LATimes - Jan 22, 2014
  • Bobby Shriver Wants To Shake Things Up On Board Of Supervisors
    LATimes - Jan 20, 2014

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on April 28, 1954.

TWENTIES

1981 27 Years Old He graduated from Yale Law School in 1981. … Read More

THIRTIES

1987 33 Years Old In 1987, he produced a prime-time television feature about the Special Olympics, an organization for disabled young people and founded by his mother in 1968. … Read More

FORTIES

2002 48 Years Old In 2002, Shriver was a co-founder – with U2 lead singer Bono – of DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade in Africa), a multinational, non-government organization whose purpose is to obtain social equality and justice for Africa through debt relief; adjust trade rules which burden Africa; eliminate the African AIDS epidemic; and strengthen democracy with more accountability by the wealthiest nations and African leaders with transparency towards the people.

FIFTIES

With Shriver's involvement, DATA, in turn, was one of the founding organizations in 2004 of the ONE Campaign, a U.S.-based, non-partisan, non-profit organization which aims to increase U.S. government funding for and effectiveness of international-aid programs.
2005 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Shriver, the commission chairman, and Clint Eastwood, the commission vice chairman, led a commission panel in its unanimous opposition to a six-lane, toll road that would cut through San Onofre State Beach (north of San Diego) that includes Trestles, a collection of surfing spots – one of Southern California's most-cherished.
2006 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, he and Bono also co-founded, and Shriver is chief executive officer of, (Product) Red, a brand-licensing company, to raise money for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. … Read More
He ran for re-election in 2008, again in a race in which thirteen candidates were running for four open seats. … Read More
2009 55 Years Old On March 13, 2009, an article in The Sacramento Bees "Capitol Alert" said that Shriver was considering becoming a candidate in the 2010 California Attorney General election. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old …  With the retirement of his cousin, U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy (D-Rhode Island) in January 2011, Shriver is the only member of the Kennedy family serving in elected office. … Read More
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