KENNEDY, Joseph Patrick, II

KENNEDY, Joseph Patrick, II
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


KENNEDY, Joseph Patrick, II, (father of Joseph P. Kennedy, III), A Representative from Massachusetts; born in Brighton, Mass., September 24, 1952; B.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston, Mass., 1976; established and operated Citizens Energy Corporation and other public-interest energy companies; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Boston, MA
Papers: 1987-1999, 200 feet. The papers of Congressman Joseph Patrick Kennedy currently are closed.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard Universtiy
Schlesinger Library

Cambridge, MA
Papers: In the Melissa Ludtke Papers, 1977-1997, 2 cartons and 1 file box. The papers include information Melissa Ludtke acquired while working for Joseph Kennedy's first campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Sullivan, Gerald and Michael Kenney. The Race for the Eighth: The Making of a Congressional Campaign: Joe Kennedy?s Successful Pursuit of a Political Legacy. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.

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