|Families||First names||Last names||Birth dates||Birthdays|
|Born:||1823 in Dunganstown, Ireland|
|Deceased:||22 November 1858 in Boston, MA|
|Health:||He died of an outbreak of Cholera.|
|Occupation:||Cooper, Ward Boss|
|Note:||The potato famine of 1845-48, plagued the country of Ireland and pushed many Irishmen to flee to the land of promise, the USA. Patrick Kennedy was among those to leave his home in Wexford County, Ireland, in 1848, in hopes of finding a better|
life in the US. Once he arrived in the US, he settled in East Boston, where he remained for the rest of his life.
Upon Patrick's arrival in Boston, he immediately became involved in politics. He was known as a Ward Boss in Boston, looking out for the other Irish immigrants and trying to improve the conditions in the community.
|Deceased:||20 December 1888 in Boston, MA|
|Buried:||in Cathedral Of The Holy Cross, MA|
|Health:||Her death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage.|
|Note:||After her husband died, she opened up a "Notions Shop" to provide for her family.|
|Married:||28 September 1849 in Holy Cross Cathedral, Boston, MA|
|Born:||9 August 1851 in Boston, MA|
|Born:||4 December 1852|
|Born:||4 January 1854 in Boston, MA|
|Deceased:||24 September 1855|
|Born:||18 July 1855 in Boston, MA|
|Born:||14 January 1858 in Boston, MA|
|Occupation:||Dockhand, Saloonkeeper, Senator, Bank President|
|Note:||As a young man, Patrick dropped out of school to work on the docks of Boston.|
Patrick was able to work his way from being a SaloonKeeper to becoming a Ward Boss, helping out other Irish immigrants. His popularity rose and at the age of thirty he had become a power in Boston politics. In 1892 and 1893 he was elected to
the Massachusetts Senate.
Patrick later became a very successful businessman getting into wholesale liquor sales, owning a coal company and becoming the president of a bank.
His personality was mild-mannered, quiet and reserved, and he was viewed as a man of moderate habits.
|Patrick KENNEDY||Mary KENNEDY|
|Bridget MURPHY||Laurence KANE|
|Patrick KENNEDY||Joseph KENNEDY||Joseph KENNEDY|
|Mary HICKEY||Rose FITZGERALD||John KENNEDY||Caroline KENNEDY|
|Jacqueline BOUVIER||Patrick KENNEDY|
|Eunice KENNEDY||Robert SHRIVER|
|Robert SHRIVER||Maria SHRIVER|
|Patricia KENNEDY||Christopher LAWFORD|
|Peter LAWFORD||Sydney LAWFORD|
|Robert KENNEDY||Kathleen KENNEDY|
|Ethel SKAKEL||Robert KENNEDY|
|Jean KENNEDY||Stephen SMITH|
|Stephen SMITH||Amanda SMITH|
|Edward KENNEDY||Kara KENNEDY|
|Virginia BENNETT||Patrick KENNEDY|