KENNEDY, Patrick Joseph, (1967 - )


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KENNEDY, Patrick Joseph, (son of Edward Moore Kennedy, nephew of John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Robert Francis Kennedy, cousin of Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, and great-grandson of John Francis Fitzgerald), a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Brighton, Middlesex County, Mass., July 14, 1967; graduated Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; B.S., Providence College, Providence, R.I., 1991; delegate to the Democratic National Convention of 1988; member of the Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1988-1994; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2011); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.