Max Kennedy
American lawyer
Max Kennedy
Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy – also known as Max Kennedy – is an American author and the ninth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy, and a member of the Kennedy family.
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Shirley Mae Kennedy
Argus Press - almost 5 years
May 19, 1931 - June 6, 2012
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Jacks score late for win - SDSU Collegian
Google News - over 5 years
Close games have become a common theme when the SDSU soccer team plays Wisconsin-Green Bay. Sept. 9 wasn't any different, as the Jacks defeated UW-GB 1-0 with a goal in the 83rd minute. Senior Kayla Braffet took the
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Taking a Leap to Reach 'Sustainable' - Daily Yonder
Google News - over 5 years
Max Kennedy and Willy Gonza Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick points out the site of future hiking trails. “The reason this town exists is because of the coal companies,” says McCormick. If America's current energy system was built on the backs of
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Charles visits archaeological site - Milngavie Today
Google News - over 5 years
Max Kennedy, 10, said he showed the royal visitor some pottery he had dug up at the site that morning. He said Charles had seemed impressed with his find, saying to the youngster: "Oh wow." Max added: "He was really nice and not scary
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Kids and parents team up at Diablo Country Club competition - Danville Express
Google News - over 5 years
Adam and Max Kennedy took third place. "My short game really saved us today," said Aidan. "Dad was really struggling with his approach shots and luckily my sand game was razor sharp". "The difference was the putter, we lipped out five today," said
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'Turning the Tide': 12 critical weeks that helped win the Battle of the ... - Philadelphia Inquirer
Google News - almost 6 years
Not surprisingly, two of the most interesting are the respective brains behind the rival operations, Fleet Adm. Karl Dönitz, commander-in-chief of the German navy, and Adm. Sir Max Kennedy Horton, picked by Churchill to lead the war on U-boats because
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Music fest youngsters wow judges - John O'Groat Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
Verse-speaking, boys P3: 1, Euan Cormack, Pennyland; 2eq, Sam Bullen, Forse, Max Kennedy, Keiss, and Michael Gunn, Dunbeath. Verse-speaking, girls P3: 1, Fara Donald, Mount Pleasant; 2eq, Mia Bain, Pennyland, Kari Durrand, Wick North, Samantha Mackay,
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Pee wee A Thunder take silver in Captain Cook tournament - Canada.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Also scoring against Coquitlam were Brad Willms, Max Kennedy, Lucas Nagel and Brody Black. Cowichan started the tournament with a 6-1 dismantling of New Westminster. Zunti had a pair, and Black, Thomas Vaesen, Colton Lidstone and Hunter Hieta also
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42nd Annual Irg Conference Meeting - Voxy
Google News - almost 6 years
The opening addresses were given by Mr Jack Norton, current President of the IRG, and Dr Max Kennedy from New Zealand Ministry of Science & Innovation with Murray Sturgeon Managing Director of Nelson Pine giving the first Key note speech
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John H. Kennedy - knox.VillageSoup.com
Google News - almost 6 years
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Pinkham Kennedy; daughter, Pam and her husband, Eugene Richardson; daughter-in-law, Robin Kennedy Kiel; five grandchildren, Michelle Dennison, Julie Schmidt, Bo, Ty and Max Kennedy; six great-grandchildren;
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Corrections
NYTimes - over 7 years
A picture on Friday with an article about the possibility of Joseph P. Kennedy II seeking the Senate seat left vacant by his uncle, Edward, was published in error. The photograph of a man reflected in the widow of a hearse was taken by a pool photographer who identified the man as Joseph. The man is Max Kennedy, a younger brother of Joseph.
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Massachusetts Waits for a Kennedy to Decide on Race
NYTimes - over 7 years
Nearly everyone in Massachusetts is waiting for Joseph P. Kennedy II to make up his mind. It is hard to imagine this state without a Kennedy in the United States Senate. But it seems that Mr. Kennedy, 56, an entrepreneur and a former congressman who has avoided politics for more than a decade, is the only family member seriously mulling a run for
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Uncovering PT-109 And Family History
NYTimes - over 14 years
WHEN Max and Edward Kennedy Jr. were growing up, their grandmother Rose came up with a way to get them to drink their milk. She would tell them the story of how their milk-drinking uncle, President John F. Kennedy, saved a member of his PT boat crew in World War II by swimming with the man's life jacket strap clenched in his teeth. Earlier this
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Oh, Brother
NYTimes - almost 15 years
It was almost time for his big speech, and Ed Thompson sat at a table, plucking ice cubes from a drained water pitcher and popping them into his mouth. ''We don't have too many people here,'' Thompson said, scanning the sparsely filled convention hall. ''I'd hoped the turnout would be better.'' One of Thompson's supporters approached and grabbed
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Running From Office
NYTimes - over 15 years
I found it admirable that Max Kennedy dropped out of the race for the sake of his children. However, are his children supposed to admire their father for walking into posh restaurants without reservations, without a dime in his pocket? If Kennedy's speech came off as ''confused,'' I consider that an upgrade after reading about his life. Paul H.
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Running From Office
NYTimes - over 15 years
The Next Kennedy was sitting in an upholstered chair in a brownstone just off Kenmore Square in Boston, getting ready to run. Max, 36, the ninth child of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, had come to the office of his media consultant, Doug Hattaway, to prepare for his impending Congressional campaign. Most Massachusetts insiders assumed he couldn't be
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Political Briefing; His Past Haunts House Candidate
NYTimes - over 15 years
When Max Kennedy dropped out of the race to fill the House seat in Boston left vacant by the death of Representative Joe Moakley, a popular state senator from the district, Stephen Lynch, moved to the top of the list of Democrats (Democrats dominate the district) most likely to replace Mr. Moakley. Then the political bottom started to fall out for
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Max Kennedy, Citing Family, Pulls Out of Race for House
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Maxwell Taylor Kennedy unexpectedly announced today that he was giving up his months-long flirtation with a run for Congress. He had looked into his three young children's eyes, he said, and decided that this was the wrong time to enter politics. Mr. Kennedy, the 36-year-old son of Robert F. Kennedy, had been widely considered the front-runner to
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 44
    In October 2009, Kennedy announced that he would be endorsing Alan Khazei in the special election to fill the US Senate seat of his late uncle, Ted Kennedy
    More Details Hide Details Max and Victoria have one son: Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, Jr. (born September 18, 1993), and two daughters: Caroline Summer Rose Kennedy (born December 29, 1994), and Noah Isabella Rose Kennedy (born July 9, 1998) in Hyannis, Massachusetts. When Max and Edward Kennedy Jr. were children, grandmother Rose would tell them the story of how their uncle, President John F. Kennedy, saved a member of his PT boat crew in World War II by towing him to an island. Max visited the Solomon Islands in 2002 with Robert Ballard to revisit the scene of the story of John F. Kennedy's PT-109. He presented a bust of the late president to Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, the native coastwatcher scouts who found the missing Kennedy and his crew.
  • 2008
    Age 43
    Maxwell Kennedy endorsed then-Senator Barack Obama early in the primary season, and campaigned for Senator Obama throughout 2008 at approximately 200 events in crucial swing states, including Ohio, Colorado, New Mexico, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
    More Details Hide Details In Scranton, Pennsylvania, he visited diners and doughnut shops at six a.m. and led senior citizens in singing old Irish ballads at lunch centers; Kennedy campaigned in Indiana on Martin Luther King day and again during the Jefferson-Jackson dinner; he campaigned also across Texas from Austin to Dallas and Fort Worth through San Antonio;. He phone-banked for Senator Obama and spoke at several Rock the Vote Bus Tour events. He also introduced Senator Obama at a dinner in Hickory Hill.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 36
    In 2001 the Boston and New York media touted Kennedy as a possible candidate for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district, a seat vacated by Democrat Joe Moakley.
    More Details Hide Details Kennedy never declared his candidacy, citing his desire to spend time with his family, including his three children under the age of 10.
  • 2000
    Age 35
    Later, he managed the re-election campaign for Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 2000.
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    Max Kennedy partially financed and produced two Venezuelan historical long featured films about Manuela Saenz in 2000 (Lover of Simon Bolivar and Colonel in the Venezuelan Independence Army) and Francisco de Miranda in 2005 (Leader of Venezuelan Independence).
    More Details Hide Details His name appears on the credits of both films and other Venezuelan films to which he has contributed. Kennedy has toured the Venezuelan Barrios, and was successfully involved in the fundraising of donations from the U.S. to the homeless children’s shelter run by Fundación Atenea in Caracas. Mr Kennedy has had extensive meetings with Leopoldo Lopez, former Mayor of Chacao – formerly one of the only elected opposition figures in Caracas – and with Henrique Capriles, former Mayor of Baruta and current Governor of the State of Miranda. He has been a personal friend for more than 15 years to Maria Corina Machado, the head of SUMATE (a Venezuelan NGO that promotes clean elections) and an individual who has been indicted by the Government under several criminal charges for that reason. He is currently a research fellow at the John Carter Brown Library for Advanced Research in History and the Humanities at Brown University.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 27
    He began his law career in July 1992 by serving for three years as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia.
    More Details Hide Details Serving as a Director of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, Mr. Kennedy has led human rights missions to Haiti, South Africa, and Kenya. He co-founded the Urban Ecology Institute at Boston College – where he taught in the Biology and English Departments – with the goal of causing change through community action and education. In response to the considerable ecological and economic challenges in the city of Boston, the Urban Ecology Institute studies the emerging field of urban ecology to help residents understand the natural resources in their communities and take action to protect them. An avid civil rights and environmental rights advocate, Mr. Kennedy spoke at the Loyola Marymount University Bellarmine Forum in 2006 on the importance of urban ecology. Kennedy claimed that the Jesuit colleges should be more involved in their local communities, and that scientists, educators and attorneys must work with middle- and high-school youth to improve science and civic education, and to protect and transform natural resources before they are lost forever.
    Both he and his wife graduated in 1992 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was elected President of the Student Legal Forum.
    More Details Hide Details Both his father and his uncle, Senator Ted Kennedy had served as presidents of the Student Legal Forum during their respective times at the University of Virginia School of Law. Kennedy wrote the national best-selling book titled Make Gentle the Life of This World: The Vision of Robert F. Kennedy and the Words That Inspired Him. He is also the author of Danger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her, which was released by Simon & Schuster on Veterans Day (November 11, 2008). The book garnered praise from filmmaker Ken Burns, journalist Tom Brokaw, and historians Walter Isaacson, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Stanley Karnow. Collaborating with Harvard documentary filmmaker Randolph Bell, he is writing, producing, and directing a documentary on the use of suicide as a weapon of war. His articles have appeared in DoubleTake Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller, and Escape Magazine.
  • 1991
    Age 26
    Kennedy attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Graduating from Harvard College where he majored in American history, Max was a member of the Spee Club of Harvard University, a Final Club. He married Victoria Anne Strauss (born February 10, 1964), the granddaughter of Maurice "Moe" Strauss on July 13, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1980
    Age 15
    Max Kennedy has volunteered on a number of other campaigns, including the presidential campaigns of Edward M. Kennedy in 1980; Michael Dukakis in 1988; Al Gore in 2000; John Kerry in 2004, and as a surrogate for Barack Obama in 2008.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1965
    Age 0
    Born on January 11, 1965.
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