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Jean Kennedy Smith, American Former ambassador. Recipient Secretary's award Department Veterans Affairs, Volunteer of Year award People-to-People Committee Handicapped, Margaret Mead Humanitarian award Council Cerebral Palsy Auxs., Jefferson award American Institute Public Svc., Spirit of Achievement award Yeshiva U., Humanitarian award Capital Children's Museum F C.

Background

Smith, Jean Kennedy was born on February 20, 1928 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Joseph Patrick and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy.

Education

Bachelor, Manhattanville College. Degree (honorary), New York University. Degree (honorary), Fordham University.

Degree (honorary), National University Ireland. Degree (honorary), Dublin City University.

Career

Founder, director, chair Very Special Arts, since 1974. United States ambassador to Ireland United States Department State, Dublin, 1993-1998.

Works

Membership

Trustee Joseph P. Kennedy, Junior Foundation, since 1964, John F. Kennedy Center Performing Arts.

Connections

Married Stephen Edward Smith (deceased August 19, 1990). Children: Stephen Junior, William Kennedy. Adopted children: Amanda Mary, Kym Maria.

father:
Joseph Patrick Kennedy

mother:
Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy

spouse:
Stephen Edward Smith

child:
William Kennedy Smith

child:
Stephen Junior Smith

child:
Amanda Mary Smith

child:
Kym Maria Smith