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Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy ShriverAKA Eunice Mary Kennedy

Born: 10-Jul-1921
Birthplace: Brookline, MA
Died: 11-Aug-2009
Location of death: Hyannis, MA [1]
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, MA

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Relative

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of the Special Olympics

[1] Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA.

Father: Joseph P. Kennedy (b. 6-Sep-1888, d. 18-Nov-1969)
Mother: Rose Kennedy (b. 22-Jul-1890, d. 22-Jan-1995)
Brother: Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (b. 25-Jul-1915, d. 12-Aug-1944 killed in action)
Brother: John F. Kennedy (US President, b. 29-May-1917, d. 22-Nov-1963 assassination)
Sister: Rosemary Kennedy (b. 13-Sep-1918, d. 7-Jan-2005)
Sister: Kathleen Kennedy (b. 20-Feb-1920, d. 13-May-1948 airplane crash)
Sister: Patricia Kennedy Lawford (b. 5-May-1924, d. 17-Sep-2006)
Brother: Robert F. Kennedy (US Attorney General, b. 20-Nov-1925, d. 6-Jun-1968 assassination)
Brother: Ted Kennedy (US Senator, b. 22-Feb-1932, d. 25-Aug-2009)
Sister: Jean Kennedy Smith (diplomat, b. 20-Feb-1928)
Husband: Sargent Shriver (diplomat, politican, m. 23-May-1953, until her death, d. 18-Jan-2011, four sons, one daughter)
Son: Bobby Shriver (b. 28-Apr-1954)
Daughter: Maria Shriver (journalist, b. 6-Nov-1955)
Son: Timothy Perry Shriver (b. 29-Aug-1959)
Son: Mark Kennedy Shriver (b. 17-Feb-1964)
Son: Anthony Paul Kennedy Shriver (b. 20-Jul-1965)

    University: BA, Stanford University (1943)

    Kennedy Family
    Becket Fund for Religious Liberty Board of Advisors
    Special Olympics Founder (1968)
    John Carroll Society Honorary Member
    Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation EVP
    Susan B. Anthony List
    Lasker Award Public Service Award (1966)
    National Women's Hall of Fame
    Roast: Tim Russert (1993)
    Stroke 29-Oct-2005

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