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Caroline Kennedy

Attorney + Author + U.S. Ambassador To Japan
Born Nov 27, 1957

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is an American author and attorney. She is a member of the influential Kennedy family and the only living child of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. At the time of her father's presidency, she was a young child; after his assassination in 1963, her family settled in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school.… Read More

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1957 - 1961 2 More Events
At the time of her father's presidency, she was a young child; after his assassination in 1963, her family settled in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school. … Read More
1965 7 Years Old …  This same seat was held by Kennedy's uncle Robert F. Kennedy from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968, when he was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. … Read More
1967 9 Years Old In May 1967, Kennedy christened the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy in a widely publicized ceremony in Newport News, Virginia.


1975 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1975, Kennedy was visiting London to complete a nine-month art course at the Sotheby's auction house. … Read More
1976 18 Years Old At the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, she was a Photographer's Assistant.
1977 19 Years Old In 1977, she became a summer intern at the New York Daily News, earning $156 a week, "fetching coffee for harried editors and reporters, changing typewriter ribbons and delivering messages." … Read More


1980 22 Years Old In addition, Kennedy wrote for Rolling Stone about visiting Graceland shortly after the death of Elvis Presley. In 1980, after graduating from college, Kennedy was hired as a Research Assistant in the Film and Television Department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. … Read More
1986 28 Years Old Kennedy and Schlossberg were married on July 19, 1986, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, Massachusetts. … Read More


2002 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Kennedy is an attorney, writer, and editor and serves on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations. From 2002 through 2004, she worked as director of the Office of Strategic Partnerships for the New York City Department of Education. … Read More
2004 46 Years Old 1 More Event
She also represented her family at the dedication of the Bill Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock, Arkansas in November 2004.
2006 48 Years Old She previously contributed a total of $5,000 to Clinton's 2006 senatorial campaign.
2007 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Federal Election Commission records show that Kennedy contributed $2,300 to the Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign committee on June 29, 2007.


In the 2008 presidential election, Kennedy endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama for President early in the primary race; she later stumped for him in Orlando, Indiana, and Ohio, served as co-chair of his Vice Presidential Search Committee, and addressed the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. … Read More
2009 51 Years Old Shortly before midnight on January 22, 2009, Kennedy released a statement withdrawing from consideration for the seat, citing "personal reasons." … Read More
2012 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Caroline Kennedy is among the 35 national co-chairs of Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.
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