Joseph P. Kennedy III



Joseph P. Kennedy III
U.S. Representative, Lawyer
October 4, 1980 (age 39)
Harvard Law School, Stanford University
Boston, Massachusetts
Joseph Patrick Kennedy
Joseph P. Kennedy
Joseph Patrick Kennedy III

An aspect of the acclaimed American political tradition, Joseph P. Kennedy turned into the most recent individual from his family to win public office in 2012. He won a seat to the U.S. Place of Representatives, taking over for the resigning Barney Frank.


Conceived in Boston in 1980, Joseph P. Kennedy III grew up close to Boston, Massachusetts. He went to Stanford University and served in the Peace Corps from 2004 to 2006. In the wake of moving on from Harvard Law School, Kennedy filled in as an associate head prosecutor in Massachusetts. He surrendered in January 2012 to run for the U.S. Place of Representatives in Massachusetts’ fourth area. That November, Kennedy vanquished his Republican adversary Sean Bielat.

Early Life

Conceived on October 4, 1980, in Boston, Massachusetts, Joseph Patrick Kennedy III originates from a long queue of compelling lawmakers. His distant uncle was President John F. Kennedy and his granddad was Robert Kennedy, who was a congressperson and was killed during his presidential mission. His dad, Joseph P. Kennedy II, additionally served in the U.S. Place of Representatives for six terms, from 1987 to 1998. His uncle, Ted Kennedy, had the longest political vocation in the family, spreading over from the 1960s to his demise in 2009.

Kennedy grew up close to Boston, Massachusetts, with his twin sibling Matthew Rauch Kennedy. Their folks separated from when they were in their initial youngsters. Both Kennedy young men went to Buckingham Browne and Nichols, a tip top tuition based school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Joseph P. Kennedy III at that point went to Stanford University where shown his athletic capacities on the lacrosse field. He was a goalie and co-chief for the school’s group.

From 2004 to 2006, Kennedy served in the Peace Corps, an association his incredible uncle John F. Kennedy established. He went through two years in the Dominican Republic in the Puerto Plata zone. Getting back to the United States, Kennedy selected at Harvard Law School. There he was associated with the school’s lawful guide agency. Subsequent to acquiring his degree, Kennedy filled in as an associate head prosecutor in Massachusetts for quite a long while.

Political Career

In mid 2012, Joseph P. Kennedy III declared that he was running for the U.S. Place of Representatives in Massachusetts’ fourth region. He tried to fill the shoes of resigning Democrat Barney Frank, who had served for almost twenty years. Kennedy went head to head against Republican Sean Bielat, running on a liberal stage. During his mission, he swore his help for charge change, gay marriage, ladies’ privileges and President Barack Obama’s medical care strategy. Kennedy additionally required a decent financial plan and for monetary advancement through interests in instruction and framework ventures.

Up-and-comer Kennedy contacted a public crowd during the Democratic National Convention that September. He was close by to acquaint an uncommon recognition with his late uncle, Senator Ted Kennedy. In his discourse, he recollected his “Uncle Teddy” and the work that he had done in the interest of his constituents. Kennedy urged the crowd to help the beliefs and causes that his uncle had advocated and to help President Barack Obama’s offered for re-appointment.

That November, Kennedy scored a definitive success in the political decision, getting in excess of 60 percent of the vote. He appeared to be anxious to make a beeline for Washington during his triumph discourse. Conversing with his allies, Kennedy said “I’m lowered, I’m thankful and I’m prepared to get the chance to work,” as indicated by the Boston Globe. He formally expected his new post in January 2013.

Individual Life

Kennedy lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is locked in to Lauren Anne Birchfield; the couple met while going to Harvard Law School.

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