Joseph P. Kennedy II

U.S. Congressperson

1952 –

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Who is Joseph P. Kennedy II?

Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy II is an American businessman, Democratic politician, and a member of the Kennedy family.

He served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 8th congressional district of Massachusetts from 1987 to 1999. In 1979 he founded and, until election to the U.S. House, led Citizens Energy Corporation, a non-profit energy company; since 1999 he has continued to lead Citizens Energy.

He is the eldest son of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy as well as the eldest grandson of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy.

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Born
Sep 24, 1952
Brighton
Also known as
  • Joseph Patrick Kennedy II
  • Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy II
  • Joe
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lived in
  • Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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