JFK Jr.'S Family Tree

Over four brief generations, a clan prepared itself for greatness, achieved it, and lived with its legacy--all the while experiencing extremes of personal triumph and tragedy

GREAT-GRANDFATHER

John Francis ("Honey Fitz") Fitzgerald 1863-1950 Tenement born, he became Boston's mayor, and sang from a tabletop at grandson Jack's Senate election

GRANDPARENTS

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy 1890-1995 Honey Fitz's favorite daughter became Queen Mother of Camelot despite sorrow both public and private

Joseph Patrick Kennedy 1888-1969 Financier, rumrunner and ambassador. His fortune was huge, but not as great as his dynastic vision

AUNTS AND UNCLES

Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. [*] 1915-1944 The family's first great hope became its first modem martyr. His plane exploded on a WWII bombing run

Rosemary Kennedy 1918-present She was born mildly disabled,...

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