Victoria Reggie Kennedy
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Victoria Reggie Kennedy

Politician
Female
Born Feb 26, 1954

Victoria Reggie "Vicki" Kennedy is an American lawyer and second wife of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy.

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on February 26, 1954.
1956 2 Years Old At the 1956 Democratic National Convention, her father helped deliver his state for John F. Kennedy's unsuccessful bid for the vice-presidential nomination. … Read More

TWENTIES

1979 25 Years Old She then received her Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude in 1979 from Tulane University Law School. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old Their 1981 church wedding was in Crowley and "feted 400 guests with a week's worth of parties." … Read More

THIRTIES

1990 36 Years Old They were divorced in 1990. … Read More
1991 37 Years Old They began dating after meeting again in June 1991 at a party celebrating her parents' 40th wedding anniversary. Ted Kennedy said of this meeting, "I had known Vicki before, but this was the first time I think I really saw her." The relationship became serious in September 1991. They were engaged in March 1992, and married July 3, 1992, in a civil ceremony at his home in McLean, Virginia. … Read More

FORTIES

1994 40 Years Old In Kennedy's 1994 senatorial re-election campaign against Mitt Romney, she was credited by The New York Times with "giving him a political advantage in a difficult contest." … Read More
1997 43 Years Old By 1997, she no longer practiced law.
1999 45 Years Old 1 More Event
She came to the aid of the greater Kennedy family following the 1999 plane crash that took the life of John F. Kennedy, Jr.

FIFTIES

Senator Kennedy died on August 25, 2009. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
Since the Senator's death, Kennedy has spoken at graduation ceremonies and received honorary degrees from UMass Boston, Lesley University, and the University of Maryland in the Spring of 2010.
2013 59 Years Old On May 3, 2013, she received the "Woman of the 21st Century" award at the 2013 Annual Luncheon of the Women's Guild of Cedars-Sinai, presented by actress Morgan Fairchild.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2014 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama nominated her to serve as a Governor of the United States Postal Service (a member of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service), for a term expiring December 8, 2016. … Read More
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