Christopher G. Kennedy
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Christopher G. Kennedy

Businessman
Male
Born Jul 4, 1963

Christopher George Kennedy is an American businessman. Until April 2012, Chris Kennedy was president of Merchandise Mart Properties, a commercial-property management firm based in Chicago, Illinois, which manages various properties including The Merchandise Mart in Chicago and the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles, California, and the Boston Design Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the son of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and a member of the Kennedy family.… Read More

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    University Of Illinois At Chicago Vying To Be Future Site Of Barack Obama's Presidential Library
    Huffington Post - Nov 25, 2013
  • Jfk's Nephew: Fidel Castro Was 'an Amazing Guy'
    Huffington Post - Jan 03, 2013
  • Kerry Kennedy: Doctors Say Seizure Caused Accident
    Bronxville-Eastchester Patch - Jul 17, 2012
  • Wolf Point Proposal Doesn't Live Up To Promise Of Its Site; Kennedy Family's $1 Billion Development, Designed By Cesar Pelli, Needs Substantial Reworking
    Chicago Times - Jun 04, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1963 Birth Born on July 4, 1963.

TEENAGE

1982 19 Years Old He grew up at his family home, Hickory Hill, in McLean, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., and attended the Potomac School in McLean through ninth grade. He transferred to Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, Maryland, also a suburb of Washington, and graduated in 1982. … Read More

TWENTIES

1986 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Kennedy graduated from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1986. … Read More
1988 25 Years Old He was also treasurer of the campaign committee for his brother Joseph's reelection to the U.S. House in 1988. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 34 Years Old From 1997-1999, Kennedy served as chairman of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, a sales-and-marketing organization promoting Chicago to the tourism and convention industries. … Read More
2000 37 Years Old Kennedy was the president of Merchandise Mart Properties in Chicago, Illinois, from 2000 until 2012. … Read More

FORTIES

2007 44 Years Old Under Kennedy's leadership of the Mart, it was the largest building in the world to be awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification in 2007 from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). … Read More
2009 46 Years Old On September 10, 2009, Kennedy was elected by the trustees as their chairman. … Read More
2010 47 Years Old On September 23, 2010 Bill Ayers was unanimously denied emeritus status at the University of Illinois at Chicago after board chairman Kennedy gave a speech protesting it, with the quote "I intend to vote against conferring the honorific title of our university to a man whose body of work includes a book dedicated in part to the man who murdered my father, Robert F. Kennedy." … Read More
2012 49 Years Old 1 More Event
Until April 2012, Kennedy was president of Merchandise Mart Properties, a commercial-property management firm based in Chicago, Illinois, which manages various properties including The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles, California, and the Boston Design Cente in Boston, Massachusetts. … Read More
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