Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (grandson of John Francis Fitzgerald), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Brookline, Suffolk County, Mass., May 29, 1917; attended Choate School, Wallingford, Conn.; the London School of Economics at London, England, in 1935 and 1936, and Stanford University; was graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., in 1940; during World War II served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy from September 1941 to April 1945; awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart; author; engaged as correspondent for a news service and covered the San Francisco Conference, the British elections in 1945, and the Potsdam meeting in 1945; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

KENNEDY, John Lauderdale, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Ayrshire, Scotland, October 27, 1854; attended the public schools of Scotland; immigrated to the United States and settled in La Salle County, Ill., in 1874; engaged in agricultural pursuits; attended Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., in 1879 and was graduated from the law department of the University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1882; commenced the practice of law in Omaha, Nebr., in 1882; presidential elector on the Republican ticket of McKinley and Roosevelt in 1900; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1907); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Omaha, Nebr.; member and chairman pro tempore of the board of fire and police commissioners for the city of Omaha in 1907 and 1908; chairman of the Republican State committee in 1911 and 1912; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1916; Federal fuel administrator for Nebraska from October 1917 to March 1919; president of the United States National Bank 1920-1925; president of the Omaha Chamber of Commerce in 1924 and 1925; retired from active pursuits in January 1933 and moved to Pacific Palisades, Calif., where he died August 30, 1946; interment in Forestlawn Cemetery, Glendale, Calif.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Kennedy, John Fitzgerald," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1403 Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLZBNDCDJRT8L5F.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Kennedy, John Fitzgerald." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1403, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLZBNDCDJRT8L5F.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Kennedy, John Fitzgerald' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1403. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLZBNDCDJRT8L5F.