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Rosemary Kennedy

Sister of U.S. President John F. Kennedy
Female
Born Sep 13, 1918
Hometown Brookline, Massac...
Died Jan 7, 2005
Death Place Fort Atkinson, Wi...
Other Names Kennedy, Rose Marie

Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy was the third child and first daughter of Rose Elizabeth Kennedy née Fitzgerald and Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. , born little more than a year after her brother, future U.S. President John F. Kennedy. She underwent a prefrontal lobotomy at age 23, which left her permanently incapacitated.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1918 Birth Born in 1918.

TWENTIES

1941 23 Years Old In 1941, when Rosemary was 23, doctors told her father that a new neurosurgical procedure, lobotomy, would help calm her mood swings and sometimes-violent outbursts. … Read More

THIRTIES

1949 31 Years Old Rosemary lived for several years at Craig House, a private psychiatric hospital an hour north of New York City. In 1949, she moved to a house in Jefferson, Wisconsin where she lived for the rest of her life on the grounds of the St. Coletta School for Exceptional Children (formerly known as "St. Coletta Institute for Backward Youth"). … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 87 Years Old Rosemary died from natural causes on January 7, 2005, at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, at the age of 86, with her sister, Jean Kennedy Smith, and her brother U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy by her side. … Read More
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