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Richard Kerry

AKA Richard John Kerry

Born: 28-Jul-1915
Died: 29-Jul-2000
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Father of John Kerry

Richard Kerry's father was a Czech Jew who changed his name from Fritz Kohn to Frederick Kerry after converting to Catholicism in 1901. He emigrated to the United States via Ellis Island in 1905. On 21 November 1921, Frederick Kerry commited suicide by gunshot in the men's room at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

Father: Frederick A. Kerry (born Fritz Kohn, 10-May-1873, d. 23-Nov-1921)
Mother: Ida Loewe
Brother: Erich Kohn (b. 26-Feb-1901)
Sister: Mildred Kerry
Wife: Rosemary Forbes Kerry
Daughter: Peggy (b. 11-Nov-1941)
Son: John Kerry
Daughter: Diana (b. 16-Apr-1947)
Son: Cameron Kerry

    High School: Phillips Academy Andover (1933)
    University: Yale University (1937)
    Law School: Harvard Law School

    Jewish Ancestry
    Czechoslovak Ancestry

Author of books:
Star-Spangled Mirror (1990)


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